After all, if your principal career involves the home, you should not worry about studies that involve preparing for a career elsewhere. If you intend to remain a housewife the rest of your wonderful days, then your financial preparation should instead involve life insurance, a housewife's Roth IRA, and a slowly growing savings account.
|Victorian female college student|
|The hallowed halls are just part of my past.|
But college courses are excellent for a bored housewife or one who is restless. Although she loves the home, occasionally a housewife would benefit from a college course, such as Painting 101 when she wants to broaden her artistic talents, or Accounting 101 if she needs to learn some basics for a home-based side business she operates. Community colleges are a haven for students of non-traditional age, from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. It is the place you would find a housewife looking for some outside enrichment. It is also the most affordable way to go to college. Hopefully you would not stray too far from the home once you've taken your classes. Housewives across America will still need to count you as their sister.
As for me, if you remember in another post, I decided against graduate school in favor of marriage. Today, I would not see a university as agreeable with my sense of femininity, or place in the world. I just want to stay by my husband's side, cook dinner peacefully in my kitchen, and read some Bible passages at night -- all in the serenity of my love-filled home.