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Week Thirty-seven: Amanda Kasper

What was the first thing you bought with your own money? I started working when I was just thirteen. I began teaching Sunday school as an aid to the second grade teacher, shortly after I was Bat Mitzvahed. I think I made $15/class, for three classes each Sunday. Shortly after I turned 15, I got … Continue reading

Week Thirty-seven: Kathy Benson

What’s the first thing you bought with your own money? I don’t recall exactly what the first thing I bought with my own money was, but I know where a good amount of my allowance and babysitting money went when I was in junior high. I used to love to go to a local record … Continue reading

Week Thirty-seven: Peter Combs

What was the first thing you bought with your own money? I was sixteen when I got my first job. Honestly, I don’t recall viewing my first couple of checks as spendable money because it was already designated for things like rent and electricity, and therefore my checks were spent before I could cash them. … Continue reading

Week Thirty-seven: Brian B. Baker

What was the first thing you bought with your own money? When I was sixteen I got a job at McDonald’s. I had all these ideas about what I wanted to do with the money, but when the first check came, well…I was disappointed. That first paycheck was the first time I ever had money … Continue reading

Week Thirty-seven: Bridget Scoville

What was the first thing you bought with your own money? I started working at the age of 12. I went to babysitting school to learn CPR and the ins and outs of being a good babysitter. Yes, they have babysitting school! After that my parents helped me make fliers to put in all the … Continue reading