Financial Literacy In With The Three R's By Tara Siegal Benard

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There are many different opinions concerning whether students should be required to take a financial literacy class before graduating or not. In the short story, “Working Financial Literacy in With the Three R’s,” by Tara Siegal Benard, the author suggest teens can’t make big financial decisions when they aren’t educated about it. Students should be required to take a financial literacy class. To begin with, it’s obvious that Americans need help with managing their money. People need knowledge on saving and spending money. In paragraph four, Annamaria Lusardi, economics professor at Darmoth College, says, “We need to teach the basics of economics and finances so people can make financial decisions in a changing world.” Also, students who

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