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A Quote From My Entrepreneurial Son

By JLP | June 10, 2013

Parental brag on…

From my second son (he’s 16-years old):

“You know what feels good? Wen a kid from school asks if he can work for you.”

He and his business partner have a lawn mowing and pressure washing business. Their goal is to make $20,000 this summer. Seems pretty lofty but I’m proud of them for trying instead of setting around all summer playing video games. My oldest is working at a grocery store.

I’m very proud of my kids.

…parental brag off.

Topics: Kids and Money | 4 Comments »


4 Responses to “A Quote From My Entrepreneurial Son”

  1. BG Says:
    June 11th, 2013 at 9:17 am

    Awesome. Good to hear about kids developing a good work ethic.

  2. Your Daily Finance Says:
    June 12th, 2013 at 6:34 am

    You have every right to brag!! I wish more kids would work to get something vs just asking mom/dad to buy it. Sitting at home during the summer doing nothing but play on phones and video games. 20K for the summer? WOW big goals!!

  3. K D Says:
    June 12th, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Excellent, if you don’t think you can do it you won’t. I can’t wait to hear how they do.

  4. NCN Says:
    June 22nd, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Awesome. A couple of questions… Are there insurance requirements for this type of side business? How about licenses or business fees?

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