Hmmm... When else in US history did we have people spending far more than they could afford... Anyone? Anyone?
Both times we bought houses we were approved for mortgages that were far beyond our means to pay. Both times, we set our own personal limits. So - whatever happened to personal responsibility? Just because the government forces the banks to offer subprime mortgages doesn't mean the government forces Americans to overextend themselves.
So what does this mean for homeschoolers? Keep teaching history, personal finance skills, and morals.
Teaching driving is just one of the many things homeschool parents are responsible for. There are 10 more essential subjects to teach for your home high school to be a success. Curious?