Alex Tabarrok, author of the excellent manifesto Launching the Innovation Renaissance, wrote in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the higher education dilemma that we now face.
The United States is different today than before the recession, facing new economic and social challenges. To succeed in these trying times, Americans need effective local, state, and national leaders – something in increasingly short supply.
National Journal recently hosted a CEO-level summit, together with the Gallup Group, on the future of the American economy.
If you think about it, every person will inevitably require managing money. Credit, money management, and savings discipline are all an everyday and integral component for operating a successful adult life. So how is it our youth not receive basic and consistent financial education? Believe me, I agree that history, science, mathematics, and language arts are important, but in my opinion, money management is more important.