Financial Skills for Homeschool High Schoolers

Here are 3 ways to develop financial skills for homeschool high schoolers.

Financial Skills for Homeschool High Schoolers

Financial Skills for Homeschool High Schoolers

Just like anybody, your homeschool high schoolers need to be skilled in financial literacy. If they are well prepared to handle money and financial responsibilities, they won’t be as prone to falling into the errors of the past generations.

Here are 3 ways to develop those necessary financial skills for your homeschool high schoolers:

  • Talk about money with your teens. Make financial discussions as great a priority as the discussions you’ve had with them about safe driving and healthy relationships.
  • Model healthy financial management. Include them on family budget discussions, shopping, and financial goal setting.
  • Provide homeschool high schoolers with an engaging, interactive, Biblical-perspective Financial Literacy curriculum for their high school transcript Consumer Math credit.
Financial Literacy from a Christian Perspective from Interactive, inspirational.
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7Sisters’ Financial Literacy from a Christian Perspective helps you and your homeschooler hit each of those goals.
Designed to be truly interactive, this curriculum includes online assignments and family discussions as well as solid life-preparation skills. (My son found it to be one of his most useful high school courses.)

Here are the topics covered in our Financial Literacy course:

  • Money – The Basics
  • Setting Financial Goals

How Values Affect Goals

S.M.A.R.T Goals

Financial Strategy for Achieving Goals

  • Budgeting

Limited Resources

The Budget – Freedom within Safe Bounds

Income and Expenses

Keeping Your Spending on Track with Your Budget

  • Saving and Investing

The Time Value of Money

Simple and Compound Interest

Investments: Risks and Rewards

  • Credit

Revolving and Installment Loans

Benefits and Risks of Credit

Amortizing Loans

Your Credit Report and Credit Score


  • Financial Institutions and the Services They Provide

Banks and Credit Unions


Debit Cards

Bank Statements & Balancing Your Checkbook

Identity Theft

  • Insurance

Automobile Insurance

Health Insurance

Life Insurance

Disability Insurance

Renter’s/Homeowner’s Insurance

  • Your Career

Help for Choosing Your Career

Education and Career Opportunities

Payroll Deductions and Employee Benefits

Whats the Real Cost Sample Worksheet
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Christian Work Ethic

  • Taxes

Record Keeping

Three Federal Income Tax Forms

Tax Returns: Experience with Each Form

Here are links to some FREEBIES to give you a taste of the useful activities in 7Sisters Financial Literacy from a Christian Perspective.

Download the FREEBIES and Financial Literacy from a Christian Perspective and give your teen a great financial start!

AND listen in on this episode of Homeschool Highschool Podcast where we discuss several ways to approach Financial Literacy with teens. Also, find tips in a post Vicki contributed to Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network about planning for success with your homeschool high schooler.

Financial Skills for Homeschool High Schoolers

Vicki Tillman

Blogger, curriculum developer at, counselor, life and career coach, SYMBIS guide, speaker, prayer person. 20+year veteran homeschool mom.

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