How well qualified to teach financial literacy, for example, is a teacher with with $50,000 in credit card debt?
“To be a teacher or a leader, you must lead and teach by example. We cannot expect someone who is in disarray with their own finances to be placed in a position of teaching someone, regardless of age, about their finances,” says Michael Minter, managing partner of Mintco Financial in Tampa, Fla. “This may be the ultimate root to a [more] serious problem in our country, the financial literacy [or lack there of] among parents and teachers.”
The full article is at http://www.dailyfinance.com/2014/04/01/financial-literacy-high-school-courses-problem-unqualified-teachers/
Michael Minter is an independent financial advisor and managing partner of Mintco Financial with offices located in Tampa Florida and Buffalo New York.
He is also the author of I-Plan, a book about finances to be read by people of all ages.
Mintco Financial Tampa Florida Phone 813-964-7100