Category: Math & Economics

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What My Teen Did to Prepare for Independence Part 1

Preparing Teens for Independence How could I help my son prepare for independence? 4 years of high school is just NOT enough time! That’s how I felt when my kid reached 9th grade.  I had 4 years to get him ready, so we did! My #1 goal in preparation for independence was that my son…

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Homeschool Consumer Math Often Misses the Mark

  Consumer Math used to be almost a throw-away course. It’s what we decided to cover for a non-college-bound teen, a kid who needed one more Math credit on the homeschool transcript. It was supposed to be easy-peasy, mostly obvious stuff, with a few amortization tables thrown in and some practice keeping a checkbook. I…

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The Difference Between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy 7SistersHomeschool.com

The Difference Between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy is worth so much more than simple Consumer Math. In high school, our students need a Consumer Math credit, but we offer them rich life skills when we go beyond that basic requirement and equip our teens with Financial Literacy. Here’s help for understanding the difference between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy. The…

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