Author – Jayson Goetz
Teens and Financial Responsibility
Like most teenagers, I hated high school math classes. Don’t get me wrong, I understood the importance of basic arithmetic skills, and I could even see value in geometry. Advanced calculus, on the other hand, made me wonder, “when will I ever use this?” Now that I’m older, I wish I could have taken classes like “Interest Rates 101” or “Advanced Budgeting.” My mom did her best to prepare me for “the real world,” but some lessons are impossible to learn without experience.