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Michigan’s Place in the Rankings
8th Export Intensity
11th STEM Job Concentration
11th Job placement Efficiency
12th Budget Gap
17th Business Tax Climate
18th Median Family Income
20th Higher-ed Degree Output
21st Small Business Lending
22nd High Speed Broadband Availability
22nd Transportation Infrastructure Performance
25th Higher-ed Efficiency
Our politicians all seem to agree on at least one thing: There will be no recovery unless America gets back to work. But that’s often where the agreement ends. Once you move on to discuss how to get America back to work, opinions begin to diverge.
By Kevin Hassett, Director of Economic Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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.