What is the Return on Investment of a Financial Education? Modest MoneyLeave a comment

Countless studies show that Americans are not financially literate. For the most part. It’s easy to harp on this topic, ranting doom and gloom despair. But it’s time to look the reality of this situation in the face and make a change. Financial illiteracy makes individuals much more vulnerable to exploitation and poverty, weighs down the world economy, and leads to misery and discontent. This isn’t about all about money. It’s about people, possibilities, and the future.

The problem is, most people aren’t going to learn this stuff from their parents. They also won’t take a class on finance in the average public school, with a calcified common core standard choking out practical lifestyle learning. Nope, people who want to get smart about money have to do it themselves. And most of them can’t afford a 5 to 6 figure finance education. They’ve got to do it themselves. Becoming a finance auto-didact is easier said than done, but it’s not as hard as all that. There are some basic ways to learn the ropes and turn your life around. Here’s how.

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