The knowledge gap

September 2009
Money Marketing;9/17/2009, p38
In this article the author discusses the system of education in Great Britain which gives emphasis on personal finance course. He is critical on the personal finance lessons such as how to manage debt, how mortgage and pension works and the need for financial protection that must be taught at an early age. The author also points out the discrepancy of the education system in giving the correct curriculum in finance education.


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