Imagine not having to worry about your teen idling away this holiday. Instead, you support an occupation that keeps them busy while they earn some extra cash. Your teenager can accomplish this by starting and running a business. Just make sure they choose an idea that matches their skills, interests and can easily be monetized. Here are a few holiday business ideas that can jump-start their path to entrepreneurship:
1. Organize a Yard Sale
Yard sales are a popular and inexpensive way to make money fast. They also provide a chance to get rid of any old or unused items around the house. With a little planning and organization, any teenager can make this day a success. They’ll first need to advertise it throughout the neighborhood. They can also play music to attract people and include snacks to sell. Encourage them to find a local business to sponsor their event and reduce any costs.
2. Run an errand service