Our Grandparents Learned Personal Finance in School. Why Can’t Our Children? – The Experts – WSJ

Our Grandparents Learned Personal Finance in School. Why Can’t Our Children? – The Experts – WSJ

Writing for The Wall Street Journal, Ted Beck avers that children need to be taught basic financial management skills in school. I agree with this. The basics of personal finance aren’t difficult, and the earlier a child can learn fiscal responsibility, the better off he or she will be in adulthood. Too many kids are growing up with a materialistic mindset focused on spending, and children will be better off in adulthood if they can learn to be better savers and investors. Read...