Spring break is just around the corner, and for parents who have children at university, it’s certainly a time where the stress scale rises up. Having an open stream of communication with your child is the number one way to ensure that they stay safe while making the right decisions on their spring break trip. Be open about the precautions that they need to take in order to avoid dangerous scammers, and also take the time to educate them on the potential impact of binge drinking.
- Spring break conjures up hedonistic pleasures for students. They include things like warm weather, the promise of sex, drinking, flip flops, and vacationing with friends.
- Spring breaks mark the possibility of their engaging in a trip somewhere without their parents accompanying them and having greater freedom with peers.
- Parents should help their children to be aware of spring break scams. They should talk about these with them so they can exercise good judgment.
“If you are comfortable, give your son or daughter credit card privileges on your card for emergencies.”