- Character Education
- Critical Thinking
- Following Directions
- Money Management
- Other (Life Skills)
Does your children know what a budget is and how money is spent in their daily lives?
Although Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science are definetly important to include in your main curriculum, money management is crucial for your children to know so he or she can independetly handle their own finances growing up. One of the main advantages of homeschooling is to train children to go far beyond simple academics. The skill to manage money can impact your child's finances and future much more than his or her academic knowledge. Most children who do not pick up these skills can spend their entire lives trying to undo the financial damages they cause. There are studies that also show that relationships acn suffer form poor mone management.
Some examples to include in your curriculum would include: earnings, debt, credit cards, insurance, savings and retirement planning, etc. Fortunately, we have supplemental resources to make it easy to each your kids about personal finance.