Teach Children The Importance of Saving
by Julie Jason on Apr 10, 2019
The National Financial Educator’s Council asked over 1,000 people aged 18–24 “What high school-level course would benefit your life the most?” 51.4 percent said, “Money management.” When FINRA’s National Financial Capability Study asked student loan holders “If you could go through the process of taking out loans to pay for your education all over again, would you take the same actions or make a change?” Fifty-three percent said they would do things differently. Until we can make financial literacy a required high school course, there is much that we as role models can do to ensure that young people are prepared to launch into full independence.
Everyone needs a plan – no exceptions.
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