3/1/2013 — Earlier is better when learning about money (Chicago Tribune)

Financial literacy is important for making smart decisions about money. But increasingly, research shows the earlier you start learning the topic — preferably before you graduate high school — the better.

A paper from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, recently revised and submitted to an academic journal, found that even when it comes to something as simple as using websites and other technology to make financial decisions, people who study early are better equipped to use these tools.

Read the full article at the Chicago Tribune.