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5 Tips to Save Money Homeschooling Every Year

5 Tips to Save Money Homeschooling Every Year

5 tips to save money homeschooing

I often find that I wax and wain in my homeschool frugality. Mainly because I sometimes want to be able to do what some of my friends are able to amass wonderful libraries. Our family really cannot afford to to do this and meet our other financial goals. Therefore we have 4 things we do

  1. Frugal Homeschoolers absolutely love their libraries. It is hands down the cheapest place to get books that we will only need for a few days. The secret to using the library effectively is to develop a method of managing library books so you do not incur fines.
  2. Frugal Homeschoolers choose curriculum that can be reused by more then one student .  This doesn’t mean we try to shove a square peg kiddo in a round hole. But it does mean we consider the curriculums longevity as well as it’s rigor and quality. We may buy a more expensive curriculum because over the long we will either break even with the cheap one or save money. A curriculum that cost $100 that will be used with 5 children is $20 per kid. So in the long run you can save money by using a $100 curriculum you love instead of trying to make that $25 curriculum work for you.
  3. Frugal Homeschoolers sell their used curriculum when they no longer need it. So instead of just giving it away (unless you know of a family in need) we make the extra effort to sell it. One of my favorite sites to buy and sell Homeschool Curriculum  is Homeschool Classifieds.
  4. Frugal Homeschoolers try to buy most of their homeschool curriculum used. We opt to spend our time instead of our money on purchasing and find homeschool curriculum.
  5. Frugal Homeschoolers don’t jump quickly from one curriculum to another. By being willing to try to stick with our curriculum we aren’t buying 2 history programs in a year. Additionally, if you stick with say Mystery of History once you have purchased the 4 volume set you do not have to purchase any other history set for your K-12th grader.

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Frugal Friday {Week 25}

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Howdy and welcome to Frugal Friday! Thanks for stopping by please be sure to check out our features and others who link up. 

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This Week’s Featured Posts:

  1. The #1 Best Financial Thing I’ve Done — a Broke Girl Rich
  2. 10 Ways to Stretch Your Budget When Money is Tight — at Your Vibrant Family
  3. What I Wish I Knew About Money in College — at Stay at Home Yogi
  4. The Way We Spent the Rest of Our No Spend January Money — at Vickie’s Kitchen and Garden
  5. Popular Things We Don’t Spend Money On — at The (Mostly) Simple Life

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Each week you are able to add your frugal money saving posts from DIY to copycat recipes. The 5 most popular

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Frugal Friday {Week #23}

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Welcome back to Frugal Friday! This week sure did fly by fast, hopefully next week will slow down a bit. Regardless, of how your week is going I know you’ll enjoy the posts found here today!

Be sure to give some linky love by checking out our featured posts from last week #  22!

This Week’s Featured Posts:
  1. How We Live on Less than $1500 a Month — at The (Mostly) Simple Life
  2. 5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 28 — at Medium Sized Family
  3. Why I No Longer Do the Pantry Challenge — at Medium Sized Family
  4. Why I Only Take All-Inclusive Vacations — at The Money Professors
  5. March Update: Financially Fit 2016 — at Stay at Home Yogi

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