How Financially Literate Are You?
The word is out. High school students have way too little knowledge of money management, savings, investments, income, and spending. Although the experts say that kids as young as three years old can grasp the concept of money, two-thirds of today's teens say they could use more lessons in personal finance. Just ahead are dozens of choices and decisions that, if made incorrectly, can lead to costly mistakes. Girls, in particular, have to focus more on money matters.