Question of the Day: What Five Personal Finance Skills Should Everybody Have?

From Christian Science Monitor:

  • Manage a savings/checking account
  • Understand how credit scores work
  • Understand how stock market works and 401(k)s and Roth IRAs
  • Understand tax system
  • Budget your income/expenses

See what other answers your students come up with and also have them elaborate on why they think these skills are important.


Check out the NGPF Lesson Library which has lessons to develop each of these skills (Taxes coming soon!)