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Important Warning for Parents

February 11, 2008 Amy 0

According to the Florida Attorney General, illegal drug manufacturers are now producing some even more dangerous variations of drugs such as methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana. These new street drug incarnations now come in flavors, which children could very easily mistake […]

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10 Consumer Tips Websites for Tweens and Teens

September 7, 2007 Misty 1

1. Wise Buys for Teens http://www.oag.state.md.us/WiseBuys/index.htm (Provides tips for teens on becoming smart consumers.) 2. Life Smarts http://www.lifesmarts.org/ (Website from the National Consumers League for high school students.) 3. Child Labor http://www.stopchildlabor.org/teensandstudents/youngworkactv.htm (Website for teen workers and students. Provides information […]

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Why ID Thieves Like College Students

August 27, 2007 Amy 1

Dave Ramsey, financial author and radio host, went on The Early Show on CBS last week to talk about ID theft and college students. According to the CBS News article covering the story: Unfortunately, Ramsey observed, college students and campuses […]

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Avoiding Scholarship Scams

August 21, 2007 Misty 1

There’s no doubt about it. Finding a way to pay for a college education can be a stressful undertaking for students and their parents. According to Federal Student Aid, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Better Business Bureau, the experience […]

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Grant Scams

August 10, 2007 Amy 0

We seem to be hearing about it more often lately, so here’s some helpful information regarding those companies and organizations who claim they’ll get you a government grant for a fee.

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Student Loans….YIKES!

May 21, 2007 Alanna 2

Congratulations! You have finally graduated from college. Time to start job hunting if you have not already started. Another thing to think about is student loans. Time to start paying back your student loan, too. But don’t panic, Makeyournut.com gives […]