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Title

Should Financial Literacy Be Taught as Early as Second Grade?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-23-2016

Abstract

The “lack of financial literacy is a major factor in the burgeoning student loan debt crisis,” said Robert Johnson, president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services to TheStreet.com. "And, the lack of financial literacy contributed to the financial crisis of 2008-09, as many Americans didn't understand how variable rate mortgage debt worked.” -