Rainy Day Activities for Preschool Aged Children

Rainy Day Activities for Preschool Aged Children

For those who are an Early Childhood Educator or perhaps a stay at dwelling mom, or when you personal your personal property day care, I’m certain you can agree on one thing, rainy days might be boring.

You will discover some easy, effortless strategies to make a rainy day enjoyable, fascinating, and still get those preschool children up, active, and burning energy.

Right here are a number of tips you can use:

Painting~

Although the young children are at play, cover a table with some newspaper, tape it down, and get out 1-3 unique colors of paint and place a compact amount of every single colour in diverse bowls or containers. Also have a paintbrush for every single kid. Have three spots offered in the table with substantial white pieces of paper. Have three young children at a time come over for the table and paint their very own photos sharing the 3 colors of paint.

The purpose I emphasize the quantity 3 for this activity is that possessing three youngsters paint at as soon as will make certain each of the children will get a opportunity to paint relatively promptly without the need of waiting as well long to get a turn, plus the second and most significant purpose is, you will not get overwhelmed with obtaining as well a lot of papers to write names on, hang to dry, and get the children’s hands washed if needed.

Games~

Painting won’t take all morning, so what are you able to do you do when each of the kids have had a chance to create their masterpieces? Why not play some enjoyable games.: )

Preschool oriented games will get the kids moving and give them a opportunity to engage in gross motor activities and burn off some power.

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Financial Education – A Global Perspective

Financial Education - A Global Perspective

Continuing social, economic and political change over the last five years has meant that the need for financial capability in young people is even more pressing. In many western counties issues surrounding increasing levels of personal debt, crashing markets and their effect on pensions mean that there is a greater need for individuals to take a more active and informed interest in their own financial future.

This article looks at various initiatives for teaching children about money around the world.

In South Africa, Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a one-day initiative designed to spotlight the importance of teaching the country’s youth about saving money. The objectives of the project include:

To raise awareness about the benefits of savings, financial planning and foster a culture of saving. To demonstrate the important role that the financial services sector can play in creating a financially literate nation. To initiate a national program that encourages a collaborative, industry-wide effort to increase financial literacy.

Teach Children to Save South Africa (TCTS SA) was launched during July Savings Month on the 25th July 2008. On this day, volunteer bankers and financial professionals became teachers for a day and delivered a one hour savings lesson to learners in grades 4 to 7. This pilot initiative laid the groundwork for an annual event that spotlights the important role that financial service providers can play in educating the nation’s youth about saving. While modelled on the U.S. program, TCTS SA was customized to align with South African culture, financial education needs and the school curriculum especially Economic Management Science.

Scotland was the first part of the UK to publish guidance for schools in this area, back in 1999 Learning and Teaching Scotland, published Financial Education in Scottish Schools – A Statement of Position. This document describes managing money …

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Attract More Leads Being an INFOpreneur

Attract More Leads Being an INFOpreneur

We’ve all heard of  then  of course  newest iteration is  though the word was originally registered as a trademark (USPTO) on February 1 1984 by Harold F. Weitzen. In 1988, H. Skip Weitzen published “Infopreneurs: Turning Data Into Dollars” (John Wiley & Sons).”

As defined by Wikipedia, an” Infopreneur is a person whose primary business is gathering and selling electronic information. This term is a neologism portmanteau derived from the words “information” and “entrepreneur”.

An infopreneur is generally considered an “entrepreneur who makes money selling information on the Internet. They use existing data and target an audience.”

For the purposes of attraction marketing, I prefer the original definition: “turning data into dollars.” I further recommend that the data or content should be yours, not existing data. Too many people simply post articles they have read rather than creating their own content. Content rules!! You should create your own.

So the question is, how to turn data into dollars? The answer is crystal clear. Using an education based marketing approach, you will attract more prospects more quickly. More prospects turns quickly into more customers. More customers turns quickly into more money in your pocket

There are many ways to educate your marketplace and attract the best possible prospects. You can create free reports, newspapers/newsletters, white papers, fliers, books or even blog content.

You should create market driven data which will appeal to your target population and draw them to you in great numbers by fascinating them enough to entice them to WANT to speak with you.

The irrefutable fact is that if you are tired of cold calling and doing things the same way you’ve been doing for years, then you need to do things differently. After all, we all know the definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and …

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Advantages Associated With FOREX Trading

Advantages Associated With FOREX Trading

The financial returns promised for FOREX are very high compared to the trading of stocks, futures or commodities. One of the most prominent advantages associated with this trading is that there are equal chances for success in falling as well as in rising markets. The flexibility of the market is another advantage associated with it.

In stocks or futures trading, the bear and bull condition of the market decides the trading behavior. But in a market, the trader can reap profits independent of the nature of the market. The transaction costs associated with the trading is low compared to other modes of trading. The FOREX market is considered to be the world’s most liquid market where the trading volumes are in trillions. In most scenarios, the slippage of currency value is very limited compared to other trading modes. The profit potential in trading is very high as the FOREX market offers the highest leverage available. The order errors associated with FOREX trading are minimal.

The costs associated with FOREX trading are the minimum as there are no commissions or service charges, only the spread between the cost to buy or sell a currency pair. All trading is done electronically in the FOREX market. This makes trading convenient and relatively error free. This electronic mode of trading is done via sophisticated platforms that are provided free of charge by most forex brokers. Many online tools are also available which makes decision making easy. The historical data can be analyzed using these FOREX trading tools to arrive at an investment decision.

The FOREX market is a global market and hence the risks associated with the manipulation of currency values are very few. The currencies cannot be manipulated easily which reduces the risks associated with this mode of trading. Unlike the stock market, …

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Avoid Truancy to Claim Education Tax Credits

Avoid Truancy to Claim Education Tax Credits

The U.S. government is happy to help students pay for their continuing education so long as they attend class. Truancy has resulted in a billion-dollar tax headache for the U.S. Federal Government, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the office that is mandated with keeping an eye on the operations of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The Administration’s investigators found that approximately 2.1 million taxpayers may have received $3.2 billion in American Opportunity Tax Credit claims erroneously between January 1, 2010, and May 28, 2010.

The American Opportunity Tax Credit was created in 2009 to assist students in meeting the cost of college. It gives out $2,500 toward college costs, much more than the $1,800 Hope Credit, which it replaced. Even better, $1,000 of the student tax relief is refundable, meaning that one is eligible for a refund if they don’t owe any taxes when they file. This tax break is available through 2012.

In their analysis of these figures, the TIGTA found that the IRS paid about $2.6 billion to 1.7 million persons who weren’t even attending college. Another $550 million went to students who didn’t attend school at least half-time or who were graduate students, contrary to the tax credit’s rules.

Students who were registered as dependents on other people’s tax returns got another erroneous $88 million in credit. Additionally, $256,000 in American Opportunity credit money was paid to 250 prisoners.

The main tax benefit of claiming an education credit is that the money comes directly off any monies one owes the government in taxes. This enables students to use the money that they have saved to pay for their college tuition and other qualified education expenses.

Alarmed by the stark results of the review, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, J. Russell George, …

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