One area I would encourage young people who are still in high school or just graduated. Find yourself an internship dedicated to high schoolers or recent grads. It will give you experience and give you an opportunity to discover if you want a job in that chosen industry or not before you plop down a lot of time and money in education.

It does work. I have a good friend. She got a internship at a navy shipyard who does maintenance for most of... see more

Excellent Advice Mike Grauer Jr , Thank you for sharing!

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When I was much younger my parents didn't tell me to save some of my money--but I did. Then I got married and had... see more

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Roger Dickman Thank you for your replay. Your comment was right on!!

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Small business ownership is hard. Applying for a regular job for an employer after 10 years of being my own boss is harder. They want more experience that I can't prove. This is really hard! Any advise???

Hi Lorraine, I would pause before applying further and just work on your resume. Make sure you have all your skills... see more

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