As your teens are approaching major decisions like driving and knowing about purchasing a car .Its essential to sit with them in January of 2013 and map out vehicles.
You can check out your choices online and prices. Check out : http://bp3.ford.com/2013-Ford-Focus#/Exterior/Config[|Ford|Focus|2013|1|1.|202A.P3L..PQ...GAS.RET.44V.HAT.ST.] . For example you can check out the Ford Focus and compare to other cars. You can have a project in 2013 with your teens to analyze the cars they like and their cost. Let them learn about the cost of busying a car, and budgeting for insurance or other transportation expenses.
Check out the Ford Fiesta and its cost : http://www.ford.com/cars/fiesta/ . You can compare Ford vehicles to other brands. This can be a fun project for your teens. You might want to go by the local dealers in Wilkesboro like Empire on 421 in Wilkesboro and talk to their team about cars. They can give your homeschool teens a bit more insight on car ownership and cmpare brands.
Its time to sit down and do a Car project with your homeschool teens. You can head to the Wilkes Public Library and get more books about finances and finacial planning. You can also check out sites online about cars and insurace. You can let them do a poster with their favorite cars and which they envision driving. You can also learn about electric cars. You can see about the difference in conventional vehicles and electric ones. You can even go to Progressive and get comparisons on car insurance rates in 2013. This can be a great learning experience to your homeschool teens about having a car and managing its costs. Check out the site at : http://www.progressive.com/ .
This can be a fun project to start with your homeschool teens. Map it out and have fun learning about Financial Management ..