January 01, 2013

Giving Back: Teaching Financial Literacy

Anthony Leahy

“The next generation is starting their economic race 50 yards behind the starting line.”—Elizabeth Warren

There is a perception that young adults are spending their way to financial oblivion on shopping sprees for iPhones and wild spring breaks. However, it is much more likely that the bulk of a young adult’s money, or future money, will be used to pay the exorbitant costs of getting a college education and the enormous student loans that come with it.

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