Why don't high schools teach real-world financial literacy to students as part of their curriculum? If this had been taught in addition to the three R's over the last 50 years, would we have $21 trillion in debt? I don't think so.
On today's show, I talk to Ron Rishagen, a successful entrepreneur who retired early and decided to give back as a teacher. He started a course in financial literacy at the high school where he taught to help students understand the power of saving, compound interest, how to budget, the dangers of credit cards, and more. Now he's teaching it at Loyola Marymount Univ and his students then go teach it at local high schools. He's doing all he can on his own, but maybe we can help him. He's a true Changemaker - take a moment to hear what he has to say.