Did you know that money problems, not bad grades, are the reason cited by most college students who have considered dropping out? Even a genius student like Steve Jobs was not spared from this dilemma when he had to drop out of Reed College.His working class parents' savings were being spent on his college tuition. Today, in a recession battered community students are looking at new and innovative ways to earn money. ...more
There’s been a number of articles recently about the number of teenagers who are once again not taking on summer jobs (http://www.usatoday.com/money/
Media outlets throughout the country are carrying an Associated Press article by Eileen Alt Powell with the lead paragraph,
Albertsons supermarket said "no." So did Macy's department store and a local grocer.
As I write this, my 19-year-old has her summer job locked up--she will be returning to her old job as a barista at Caribou Coffee. Actually she will be a shift manager thi