RETHINKING OUR FINANCIAL EDUCATION STRATEGY (AS REPORTED BY DAN KADLEC ON WWW.RIGHTABOUTMONEY.COM)

A growing trend in the contemporary workforce seems to be the rise of financial wellness programs catered towards educating employees on how to properly manage their wealth; both over the short and long term. The material has, thus far, proven to be quite valuable, as young professionals are the most in need of financial guidance.

And yet, here’s an interesting statistic. Did you know that, when surveyed, 68% of people cited high school as the best time for implementing financial literacy education? This information is provided courtesy of a poll conducted by the website Right About Money, and the National Endowment for Financial Education. The former’s Dan Kadlec, goes into detail about the surprising results, and begins to open a dialogue questioning our current approach to financial education curriculum.

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