Recently, a study on standard high school curriculum was conducted. Students interviewed were asked to share what they felt was necessary for productive living, but currently missing from available classes. Courses centered around financial education and the effective use of traditional banking products and services topped the list.
Insufficient savings and bad financial decision-making present a major challenge for people as the financial world becomes more complex and financial responsibility for old age provision shifts towards the individual.
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