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Description: Did you know November is Financial Literacy  Month? Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick wrote about this recently in discussing the need for parents to get involved in teaching financial literacy to their children. Carrick pointed out an interesting finding of a recent survey by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education: teens want to learn about finances at home from their parents more than from any other source.

Date: November 17, 2016; updated November 18, 2016

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/genymoney/why-you-need-to-teach-your-kids-how-money-works/article32901829/

Discussion Points:

1) How did you learn about managing your personal finances? Who was your best teacher?

2) Did your university or college host an education session by Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw this fall (as discussed in the article)? What did you think about these sessions?

3)  Wiley’s  Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making frequently employs a feature called All About You, relating the subject of the chapter to students’ personal financial management. Which one of these All About You sections have you found to be the most useful or applicable?

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