Explaining credit to teenagers
Whether you're saving up for something big, or putting aside some money for a new game or holiday activity, there's lots of ways you can make some extra money to help you reach your goal. There are lots of ways kids can earn extra money, and with a little hard work it's possible for you to save for something you really want! We've put together 4 ideas to help you work hard and save for your goal. Make sure you check with your parents first, before you go ahead with any of the activities, as they'll need to agree that you're old enough and that it's a good idea first.
Odd jobs you could consider include:
You could ask your parents if you can have a garage sale, or they could help you list your items on websites like eBay or Gumtree.
Make dog treats and sell them to your friends, family and neighbours.
You could set up a small stall to sell your items, or you could spread word around about what you're offering. Try starting small with one or two varieties of vegetables or herbs to see how you go.
Keep track of the jobs you've completed and money you've made via our printable Pocket Money Tracker.