Teenage is a wonderful stage to be in. The days are full of reverie and the things that feature in these dreams are an exciting date at the Hiltons', a new car, the latest superbike or a brand-new phone.
If you belong to the rest of the 99% (Occupy Wall Street hysteria you see) whose dad hasn't pocketed a million-dollars due to a government-funded bailout, then the reality would soon dawn upon you that your pocket-money may never suffice.
For those of you, who are waiting to pass out of college - find a decent job - and then buy stuff - stop right here, because we are not going anywhere close to austerity! How about saving some dough for your college fees? Let's take a look at some conventional jobs apart from checking some 'cool' jobs that have come up in the last couple of years.
Some good things for teens to sell are their old toys, comics, or school books. Selling it to charities is a better idea, since the items sold not only get the teenagers money but are also useful to the children who are less fortunate. However, it would be a good idea not to sell things that teenagers are more attached to.
Other than that, having a small yard sale in your house is an excellent money making idea for teenagers. While the yard sale will have the teenager's personal property to be sold, teenagers can also ask their parents if they wish to sell anything and then put it up on the yard sale, thereby getting a commission on the sale.
Selling personal effects and properties is not a permanent process, and therefore this is a temporary and quick way of earning money for teenagers. For teenagers who require a regular flow of money, taking up a job is the best making money idea for teens.
There are various jobs available for teenagers in the neighborhood or outside, which are also high-paying as regards a teenager. Here is a list of jobs which mean easy money for teens:
Babysitting is a less complex job as compared to others, and if the teenager is lucky enough, they will end up being paid to study while watching some cute kid napping off in front of the television.
So, similar to babysitting, the teenager may end up being paid to hear about the life and times of the elderly. Teenagers who wish to go into the creative line or hospitality and care will benefit from these kinds of jobs. There have been many writers who have been inspired from stories told to them by the elderly, and this could be just one of those.
Come snow time and having someone to shovel snow out of the parkways is as important as paying bills for busy individuals.
One additional benefit of working in a department store is the employee benefits and discounts that teenagers may get.
However, if you too don't know a thing about the intricacies of what goes into the making of a CPU, you can spend some time and money to learn the ropes. This would help you not only in earning money, but also in networking with people.
You need to get a certification which isn't too difficult, and then you are ready to earn at an hourly rate. Ensure that you take your certification course seriously as this job involves protecting others from danger.
The money is paid according to the work you are able to complete and you can make a name for yourself by writing good, quality-stuff.