Posts Tagged‘school’

Should Schools teach more about Money?

Do you think schools do enough to prepare children for real life? This is a question that many experts are asking. Designing a curriculum that suits everyone’s needs is of course a challenge, but many are questioning whether basic life skills are being neglected in schools around the world, which is leaving our children ill-prepared when they reach adulthood. An article in medium.com suggested, “Instead of learning critical life skills on how to manage money, how to negotiate, or how to communicate, kids are mostly taught to memorize information. This is helpful to learn, but not at the cost of…

4 Tips for Adults Going Back to School

Adult students going back to school face a number of challenges. One may be working while attending school, while others are juggling school and family obligations. Regardless of one’s commitments, these demands make it difficult for adults to go back to school. However, it isn’t impossible. Here are 4 tips for adults going back to school. Consider How You’ll Pay for It If you can finance your education, then this isn’t an issue. If you can cut back on other expenses to pay for your schooling, do so. If you can’t, don’t assume you have to go into debt to…