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The Quest Beyond the Pink Collar

The Quest Beyond the Pink Collar

“This is a place where girls can learn about themselves, explore non-traditional career options, and learn about female role-models of the past, present and future.” Includes pages on sports and entertainment, mind and body, “herstory,” and starting your own personal Quest Journal.
Subject: Money And Work

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart is a coalition of organizations, including the U.S. Mint and Sallie Mae, “that share an interest in advancing financial literacy among students in pre-kindergarten through college.” The site contains newsletter and downloadable resources about financial literacy.
Subject: Money And Work

Independent Means, Inc.

Independent Means, Inc.

Independent Means is “the leading provider of products and services for girls’ financial independence. We are your first stop for news on starting a business; making, saving, and growing money; figuring out how to use money to make a better world (aka philanthropy!); and networking with mentors.” This site used to be named “An Income of Her Own.”
Subject: Money And Work–Personal Finance

Wise Buys

Wise Buys

This site will help you become a smart consumer. Take the Wise Buys quiz to see how savvy you are in the face of tricky advertisments and read about how companies use clever marketing to get teens to buy their products.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

Ready, Set, Credit

Ready, Set, Credit

Published by the Federal Trade Commission, “Ready, Set, Credit” has valuable information about getting a credit card. Find out what credit it all about, or learn more about APR’s and “credi-quette.”
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

The Gadgeteer

The Gadgeteer

Judie and Julie show you around the world of electronic gadgets. They offer a wide variety of product reviews, as well as a discussion board. The reviews are searchable.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

Digital Trends

Digital Trends

Your “gateway to a hi-tech lifestyle,” here you’ll find product reviews on every type of electronic gadget out there, as well as news stories and a joinable community.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information; Technology–Design

Job Interview Strategies for Teens

Job Interview Strategies for Teens

This section from Quintessential Careers is targeted specifically to teens, with advice on job seeking, interviewing skills, and resume writing. Other sections of www.quintcareers.com provide advice on many job application questions. There are some fee services, but the freebies are extensive!
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

College Toolkit

College Toolkit

A “one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school…”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

“Summer Jobs is a database of seasonal and part-time job opportunities. While the primary focus is Summer employment, other jobs may be posted here as well.” It also includes some internships. You can search the database by location or keyword.
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

Street Cents

Street Cents

Long-standing CBC TV show all about money — how to get it and how not to get ripped off when you spend it.
Subject: Money And Work

StudentAwards.Com

StudentAwards.Com

“This Canadian web site gives you immediate access to our database of thousands of scholarships, bursaries, fellowships, grants and other financial awards. Whether you are about to enter your first year of post-secondary education or are already enrolled in a university or college program, studentawards.com can help you find the money to finance yo …
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Choose to Save

Choose to Save

Here are interactive savings calculators that will help you see how easy it can be to reach your goals by saving.
Subject: Money And Work

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

“This site is designed to provide as much information and resources as possible about jobs and careers for every kind of job seeker — all for free! The goal of this site is providing job-seekers with the best resources on the Web.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance; Money And Work–Job Hunting

Part-time Jobs for Teenagers

Part-time Jobs for Teenagers

This page refers to Marshall Brain’s book “The Teenager’s Guide to the Real World,” but you don’t need to buy the book in order to learn a lot from this page. It suggests many ways in which teenagers can create a part-time job of their own instead of flipping burgers at the local fast food franchise.
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

101 Top College, University and Scholarship Pages

101 Top College, University and Scholarship Pages

“Features links to free scholarship search services, one of the funniest and best college essays ever written, single college applications accepted by hundreds of colleges, college “matching” data bases, SAT practice tests, traditional African-American colleges, graduate school information, and much, much more.”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Learn2 Email Your Resume

Learn2 Email Your Resume

“The good news is that emailing a resume is fast and easy. The bad news? It’s fast and easy for everyone. Now more than ever, it’s important to stand out from the crowd.”
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

Learn2 Shop for Car Insurance

Learn2 Shop for Car Insurance

“This 2torial explores the most prevalent types of car insurance policies available today–and explains the steps you can take to get the most coverage for the lowest cost.”
Subject: Money And Work; Issues And Conflicts–Cars & Driving

Learn2 Clean Up Your Credit Report

Learn2 Clean Up Your Credit Report

“Approximately 25 percent of American consumers are denied credit due to inaccurate information in a credit report. Keeping yours clean and updated will help prevent this from happening to you.”
Subject: Money And Work

Learn2 Lease a Car

Learn2 Lease a Car

“Lease contracts can be both misleading and mind-boggling. Start your research with this 2torial and you’ll be on the road to a smart lease agreement.”
Subject: Money And Work; Issues And Conflicts–Cars & Driving

Tax Information for Students

Tax Information for Students

Questions about anything related to federal government taxes and tax issues? Check out this IRS list of links including “Where’s My Refund?” and “Taxable Income for Students”. You can link to the online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application here too.
Subject: Money And Work

Get Recruited By Colleges and Universities

Get Recruited By Colleges and Universities

The aim of the Get-Recruited program is simple … to help make this process work for both students and institutions of higher education … to bring students together with colleges, universities, graduate schools, and professional schools and help them identify the scholarships and financial aid for which they may qualify
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

FastWeb: Financial Aid Search Through the Web

FastWeb: Financial Aid Search Through the Web

“In 1995, an idea was born: use the Internet to help students find scholarships for college. Match each student’s background, automatically, with eligibility requirements for scholarships from around the country and advise them about scholarship opportunities tailored to them. All for free.”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

eStudentLoan.com

eStudentLoan.com

This site offers a “free service to help students and parents compare the costs of student loans.” The LoanFinder, “sorts through a database of lenders and finds the best fitting Private/Alternative loans or federally guaranteed Stafford and Parent (PLUS) loans.”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Cool Works

Cool Works

“Live and work where others only get to visit.” Has job listings for national parks, amusement parks, resorts, ski resorts, and camps. Look here for a great summer job!
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

CareerLab: 200 FREE Cover Letter for Job Hunters

CareerLab: 200 FREE Cover Letter for Job Hunters

CareerLab is a site for job-seekers of all ages. This page lets you peek at over 200 sample cover letters, so that you can have an edge when you apply for your dream job. They letters are grouped according to the type of job you are applying for, or by some other special situation, so that you can easily find the perfect letter for what you want.
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

The AIE Savings Calculator

The AIE Savings Calculator

Do you wonder what happens to the money you put in your savings account? This calculator asks you for your age and how much you could save today instead of spending (like $5 for a fast food meal, or $12 for a CD), and then it tells you how much that money would grow to become in 10 years, 25 years, and by the time you retire. You’ll be surprised!
Subject: Money And Work