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What’s one thing schools don’t teach but should?

Asked by Andy Boyd

September 16, 2013

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John Coxe

Real personal finance and investing should be taught. It is ridiculous that people graduate without a rudimentary understanding of retirement needs, the power of years of compounding in early investment, foolish purchases, priorities in budgeting, etc.

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Alberta Martinez

Common civil courtesy. Unfortunately, some people aren’t learning at home. If you are guilty? Shame on you parents for indulging rude children who turn into rude adults.

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Shane Saum

How to do your taxes...how to pay bills...how to manage your income...what it takes to achieve certain careers...you know, day-to-day practical adult things that are essential to living in society.

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Anna Marie Gross

Ethics — personal, governmental, and business. Maybe some of it would sink in and we could evolve.

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