Teaching children about money

By Linda Sanders In Money

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14th July, 2012
Financial literacy is a hot topic, given the European crises and the tepid-to-torrid state of economies around the world. Could these problems be avoided if the average person had a better understanding of his or her part in what causes financial meltdowns – whether of a global, national or individual sort? Most of the recent – and not so recent – financial woes are the result of property or share speculation fuelled by excessive debt. Blame greed – and not just on the part of the “shiny suits” who convince supposedly innocent people to invest their money. It is also greed, although ...

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