Monthly Archive: February 2016

The Economic Considerations of Sending Your Child to Private School

Parents and future parents, this is for you. It is inherent in every parent to want to give their child the best possible opportunities for the future. However, the concern that plagues them simultaneously is whether or not a perceived opportunity is worth the expense. This is becoming a larger concern with parents, who are not sure if they get the full economic value of investment in a private school education for their children. Pay Your Taxes and then Pay Them Again One of the biggest complaints about sending children to school is the issue of double-taxation. Parents are automatically...

Why Do Economics and History Go Together?

When most people think of economics, they see a lot of graphs, letters, arrows, and numbers. When most people think of history, they see a lot of names, dates, and maps. For that reason, most people think these subjects are ‘difficult’ because they really see them as ‘boring.’ Changing that perspective might be challenging for teachers, educators, and parents. After all, kids have a hard time changing their mindsets. However, by simply combining these two subjects in an interactive way, both subjects can become engaging. After all, both history in economics and economics in history are living and dynamic. Start...

The Economy of the Southern States

Economy plays a large role not only in the future, but in a society’s past. Here is an example of how economy shaped history for an entire country. In this article, we will cover the American Civil War as whether or not the civil war was inevitable. When the Industrial Revolution crossed the Atlantic into the United States, it settled mostly in the North. Part of this reason is that water was the main power source of the industrial mills, and it was easier to build by the great waterways of the North. The other part of the reason is...