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What People Learned About Money By Blogging About Money

What People Learned About Money By Blogging About Money

Financial education is not represented in our school systems, at least not on a national basis. However, learning how money really works should not be left to an untrained adult. Parents can try to educate their children, and many do, but the economics of money, and how we use money, has changed. Here is an example: When my wife and I were married in 2000, we wrote paper checks for a lot of our bills. We also used credit cards because debit cards were just starting to become popular as a payment option, not just a way to get cash from a local ATM. Here are some things that have been created in the past 10-15 years: Online Money Market accounts, budgeting apps, having access to our bank account via smartphones, BitCoin and even giving a tithe via a text message! I know, right? The problem with our country's financial illiteracy ins't due to a lack of resources - just look at all the financial bloggers who attended the recent Financial Blogger Conference in Charlotte. The problem is we d

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