The first thing that needs to be addressed is that school starts with the parents. There is very little control given to a first grader when they start going to school. However, it does get to a point where the student has to be the primary driver of their educational career. This is the time that students need to realize … Read more
Child care costs are rising, and families are finding that the cost is sucking up at least 20 percent of their household budget. According to the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, the amount of money it takes to put two children in child care is more than the amount of median rent payments in all … Read more
Remember your first box of crayons? Whether it was the fat ones that come six to a pack or the box of 64, we had them, coloring was fun and little did we know, we were learning. Not all kids have that experience.
As the lazy, sun-soaked days of summer give way to autumn, preparation begins for another year of school. In our ever-costly world, even getting ready to learn comes with a price tag. The financial crisis of recent years has taken a toll on many of us. The need to make sound financial decisions, even on items like pencils and notebook … Read more