I’m often asked what I’d do to improve financial literacy in the United States. The premise seems to be that if we teach young people about compound interest and two-cycle billing, this information will lead them to make better financial choices. I’m not convinced.
Psychology of Money
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By one estimate, retail sales hit $59 billion over Black Friday weekend. Or was the sales total a mere $22 billion, as another index stated? Similarly, online sales on Cyber Monday may have reached $1.46 billion or $1.98 billion, depending on which set of statistics you prefer.
To heck with the fiscal cliff. The financial debate that won’t go away is among parents who just want to know if their kids should work for the allowance they receive. The answer isn’t always as easy as it may seem.