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G Ruga

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Name:
Paying for Private School
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Parenting/Family
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Maryland, United States
Age:
40s
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Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
IT

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Latest Blog Posts

Housing is one of the largest expenses a family takes on. And that expense is a potential source of funding for your children’s education. Villa Haas Mansion – Source: Wiki Commons We purchased our home knowing that we were sending our child to private school. And this meant avoiding housing in the best school districts and saving a lot of money. The numbers In California, for example, housing in the best school districts cost ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 11:57 PM
Housing is one of the largest expenses a family takes on. And that expense is a potential source of funding for your children’s education. Villa Haas Mansion – Source: Wiki Commons We purchased our home knowing that we were sending our child to private school. And this meant avoiding housing in the best school districts and saving a lot of money. The numbers In California, for example, housing in the best school districts cost ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 11:57 PM
My table saves us money. You can have one too. Chairs are optional but encouraged. Here is how you use a table to save money; if you eat out at a restaurant get it to go and eat at the table you have at home. That will save you 15-20% on the tip. Ideally you should eat at home most of the time but if you don’t this simple technique saves ...
Posted: Oct 01 2017 @ 3:00 PM
A public school teacher  wrote an article for The Atlantic on Why I’m a Public-School Teacher but a Private-School Parent Public school teacher perspective This was written by person who has 40 years experience working within the system; “ …I’m not trying to be combative, but I do find it ironic that many people who argue against private schools work in the private sector. For 20 years, I have deliberately invested my life in ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 11:15 PM
Public education has many benefits – it provides standardized and excellent education. It is a safety net and builds community and a shared appreciation for democratic values. And it solves a core challenge which is providing education to all children. It’s a great solution – particularly when you consider what life was like before it.  However, in the course of human history it is new. For most of human history education has ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 11:52 PM
If you have been following the tips on this and other blogs you will become a producer instead of a consumer. And you will find joy in the simple life. And eventually, ever so slowly, even with a gigantic tuition you will have some money to put aside. For me that goes into dividend stocks that are high quality, repeat business companies that align with my values. This month it is ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 8:20 PM
My investing hero is Anne Scheiber. She built a great portfolio on an average salary and then gave it all away to charity (for education, of course). She didn’t follow the recommended path and she took a lot of heat for it in the press when the bequest became public. They only begrudgingly wrote about it at the time of her death because she was able to give away $22 million  despite ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 11:38 AM
WASHINGTON, DC, August 29, 2017 – The search for preschools and private schools is tedious and anxiety-inducing. Combine that with the high demand for top DC metro area schools and skyrocketing tuitions and you have a recipe for disappointment, if you do not attend to the process in a timely manner.  DCschoolHUB Founder and President, Trevor Waddington, is ready to share 5 powerful tips to ease the pressure of school shopping. For example, ...
Posted: Aug 29 2017 @ 8:54 PM
Shouldn’t all children be educated to their potential, even if it is not ‘success’  by conventional  standards? Occasionally, when other parents find we send our child to private school, they discuss their thought process for their own children. For the few that consider private school as a possible path, a recurring theme is that they […] The post Who should go to a private school? appeared first on Paying for private ...
Posted: Aug 21 2017 @ 2:44 AM
I was lucky enough to attend a private parochial school and then a private high school. For college I went off to a state school. The differences were stark. Service as a framework Specifically, the private school saw education as a tool to be used to serve a greater purpose. The additional knowledge, skills and […] The post My experience in private school appeared first on Paying for private school. ...
Posted: Aug 11 2017 @ 11:33 PM

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