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Parenting, Children and Teens - Spotlighting Teen Issues for Parents

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Credit is a fact of life in our economy. Most people cannot afford to purchase everything with cash, so loans for homes and automobiles are a routine part of many family budgets. But it’s important to teach your teen that misuse of credit can result in a debt load that will last for years. Today’s teens start early building debt.

Publication Number

SP681-T 10/06 07-0018

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