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.

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