View Single Post
  #36  
Old 06-11-2019, 04:44 PM
zimaane is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: washington, dc
Posts: 878
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thudlow Boink View Post
For those who are advocating this: I'm wondering what specifically you think high-schoolers should be taught. Can anyone either spell out or link to specifics?
I would start with how interest rate and loan repayment work, and why it takes years to pay off a high interest CC making minimum payments. The class should also cover how insurance works, and the basics of the payroll and income tax systems. Top it off with saving for retirement and the basics of the stock market.