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If the economy gives completely out and jobs can still not be found when my oldest graduates from college, I still will not fear he will be penniless. He completely understands the basics of making money:
Outsourcing: In 1st grade he realized that if he paid the pooper scooper service $5 to clean up after the dogs for him, he was still walking away with $5 at the end of the week for doing absolutely nothing.
Supply and Demand: In middle school the principal called and asked us to shut down his ‘pencil business’. On investigation it seems he bought all the 25 cent library pencils and resold them to desperate students for $1
Providing a Service: Today, as a highschooler, he came home with a proud $1 earned. It was his 20% commission from feeding the winner of the twinkie eating contest to help him get the food in faster.
He could sell thin mints to a Girl Scout. He is recession proof.