Homeschooling Articles: Financial

New Online Courses Expand Child Interests

Laurel Springs School has added 10 new elective courses. These courses are perfect for the homeschooler who wants to expand their expertise in a particular area or dig a little deeper into an interest of theirs. To view all of the new online courses provided by Laurel Springs School, visit their website.

Frustrated with Math?

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Here’s a free homeschool lesson to help your kids be smart with money

A brand-new homeschool product called MoneyBright Kids is making it easier than ever for kids to learn smart money skills! And here’s the great news—you can get a FREE homeschool lesson from MoneyBright Kids, including a FREE DVD and four FREE curriculum learning guides!

Teaching Your Children Financial Literacy

Teaching Your Children Financial Literacy is written by DeeDee Hughes, managing editor of Oak Meadow’s free educational journal, Living Education. In this article, she shares top money lessons for each age.

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Get Accepted to the College of Your Choice!

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We’re happy to announce, The Summer Freebie Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! As of today, many freebies are on the page, and many more are in the queue. The freebies include FREE trials, FREE year-long subscriptions, FREE Kindle e-books, FREE printables, FREE travel guides, FREE books, FREE downloads, plus so much MORE! 

Prevent Summer Brain Drain!

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Does College Have to Be So Expensive?

Developing a full-fledged college prep plan is the best way to make college affordable. Period. Missing even a single step can add thousands to your total cost. Fortunately, answers to many of your questions can be found at RSC Your College Prep and Financial Aid Expert’s free web events. Signing up now is one step you can take to pay for college.

Be Bold — Make Things Happen

Everything you thought that you knew about preparing your child for the real world HAS CHANGED. Let’s look at the facts…1. The economy is worse than it’s ever been since the Great Depression 2. Unemployment is at an all-time high 3. The cost of college tuition is the only thing that has not gone down in price, other than health care. 
This leaves you and your child with 2 choices… 
Choice 1: Drown 
Choice 2: Learn to Swim. 

Why Are You Home Schooling Your Kids?

These are some of the most commons answers…1. “We don’t want their minds corrupted by the worldly influence and secular teachings of our public school system.” 2. “Our public school system in our area is horrible.” 3. “We can’t afford private school and even if we could we’re not so sure that the influence our kids would be exposed to is any better than the public school system.”

College Financial Planning

If your child is in high school, your family may be preparing for the college application process. One aspect of the college admissions process that can feel confusing for some families is financial aid. There are many types of financial assistance for college, including need-based aid, merit scholarships, and grants. The School Counseling department at Laurel Springs is dedicated to helping our students and their parents navigate the process of applying for financial aid.

Cows are too big to put in your pocket! Learning the Real Value of Money

Money originally came into being when people started living in farming communities and started specializing in what they did for a living. They became efficient at what they did and produced enough surplus product to trade with their neighbors. Money was invented because basically cows are too big to put in your pocket to do trade. Money is simply a convenient tool.

Yes You Can! Raise Financially Aware Kids

Teach your kids about money management. Try these four fun games from Stowers Innovations’ book, “Yes You Can! Raise Financially Aware Kids.”
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Raising Your Child’s Financial IQ

Our children cannot rely on life-time employment and retirement checks.  What is the answer?  Read our eye opening interview with Robert T. Kiyosaki, the “Millionaire Teacher.”