by Catherine Rein
(last updated May 26, 2009)
As a teen, my favorite job was working at the local swimming pool. It was fun, relaxing and paid pretty well. I was lucky that my parents had forced years of swimming lessons on me, I was ready for the opportunity when it came my way. You can be ready for new opportunities, too. Focus on your interests and research the types of jobs you might want in the future. What skills do you need to work on to be ready when the time comes? Consider the following job ideas as you plan your job hunt:
After putting away a chunk of savings, look for ways to make your money grow. If you need the money for college in a few years, consider a high-yield savings account. If college is still four or five years away, you might consider saving some of the money in stocks or mutual funds.
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