Billmyparents logoFinally a spend-smart credit card for teenagers! When my son was 16 years old, he had an opportunity to go England and train with the coach of the Manchester United soccer team. Chase (my son, not the bank) had a bank account but due to under-18 age status, he was restricted with his ATM debit-only card which he could not use as a credit card. So, we nervously gave him cash to take with him. I bought several travel type garments (socks, money belts) in which he could hide the money. Not a great solution but the best we could come up with.
Now that airlines only take credit cards for purchases I always wonder how kids traveling alone pay for snacks? I was thrilled to Billmyparent carddiscover the Billmyparents Spent Smart Card, which is a preloaded credit card specifically (and smartly) designed with both parents and teenagers needs in mind. While teens get the freedom to make (reasonable) purchases, parents can track their spending, teach them responsibility, reload or lock the card when needed.Read More »from Back to School - BillMyParents.com Spend Smart Credit Card