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Take this Simple Test on Investing: Only 34% Got it Right!

In 2008, two economists came up with three simple questions to test the financial knowledge of citizens 55 years or older. See how well you do.

‚??The college educated are more likely to own stocks and less prone to use high-cost borrowing.‚?Ě — Journal of Economic Literature

Financial literacy is important, but sadly, only a handful of states require students to take personal finance or an investment course. I earned a Ph. D. in economics and never took a class in accounting, business or personal finance!

How bad is financial education in this country?

In 2008, two economists came up with three simple questions to test the financial knowledge of citizens 55 years or older. See how well you do:

Take the test and see the results of different countries at Eagle Daily Investor.

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Mark Skousen is a college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker. He‚??s made his unique sense of market and investment trends known and respected in the financial world. With a Ph.D. in economics and a focus on the principles of free-market capitalism and ‚??Austrian‚?Ě economics, Mark Skousen has often gone contrary to the crowd in his investment choices and economic predictions ‚?? and has often been proved right.

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Take this Simple Test on Investing: Only 34% Got it Right!

‚ÄúThe college educated are more likely to own stocks and less prone to use high-cost borrowing.‚ÄĚ — Journal of Economic Literature

Financial literacy is important, but sadly, only a handful of states require students to take personal finance or an investment course. I earned a Ph. D. in economics and never took a class in accounting, business or personal finance!

How bad is financial education in this country?

In 2008, two economists came up with three simple questions to test the financial knowledge of citizens 55 years or older. See how well you do:

Take the test and see the results of different countries at Eagle Daily Investor.

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