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A Proper Education: Why Don't We Teach Our Kids About Managing Finances?

July 1st, 2013 by Dexter Findley

I was trawling an educational forum a few nights ago, when one poster's comment struck me right between the eyes. It was something to the effect that schools - although they do a good job of teaching us times tables, the insides of plants and so on - teach us hardly anything about the "real world". So while we all know that Henry VIII had six wives, and that Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain, most of us leave school knowing nothing about paying tax, balancing books or the finer (or, ahem, g... Read More »