Alamo Associates: Smart Credit Card Tips for College Students

How to Use Your Credit Card Wisely Teens

College is the first time that most teenagers have to face living on their own and make adult decisions on what they do on a daily basis. This includes learning how to manage their own finances too. Once enrolled in college classes, those credit card offers start showing up in the mailbox. Teenagers who don’t … Read more

5 Things Your Teen Needs to Know Before Starting A Business

Teen Needs to Know Before Starting A Business

Is your teenager looking for a job? Summer employment opportunities for teenagers has steadily declined since the Great Recession in 2010 (housing market crash). Roughly 70% of teenagers are not working or looking for a job. Only about 30% of teenagers actually held a job during the summers of 2010 – 2011 due to a … Read more

Teenagers: Consider a Career in the IT Field Without a Degree

Do I need a degree to get an IT job

Jobs in the IT (information technology) industry will continue to be in high demand. Technology is rapidly changing and companies will be dependent on well-qualified personnel who has very specific training within the IT field. IT professionals are drawn to the field because jobs are typically high paying, have additional perks like working remote, and … Read more

Fastest Growing Trade Jobs Teens Should Consider

Electrician Fastest Growing Trade Jobs Teens Should Consider

Do you have a freshman in high school this year? Students preparing for their freshman year in high school often have to start planning their high school years towards the end of 8th grade. Your child picks a graduation plan and starts determining which courses to take that can help them be prepared post highschool. … Read more

How to Teach Your Teenager Smart Money Management Tips

Smart Money Tips for Teens

The downside of the public education system, teenagers aren’t taught the necessary life skills that it takes to leave home and maintain their own residence. As a parent, I know how important it is to teach my children how to manage their own money so they don’t run into money problems as an adult. When … Read more