Today, literacy in technology has become equally as important as literacy in the English language. Computers are used to calibrate machines and settings, which in turn improves productivity and increases efficiency. Practiced and proficiently trained workers are in high demand as technological advancements are rapidly introduced and international competition increases.
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.