Academic education is important but it doesn’t prepare you for the wide range of financial challenges you will face once you legally become an adult. Learning how to invest or budget is not enough. You need to understand concepts ranging from credit and insurance to financial contracts such as rental and debt agreements. The decisions you make regarding your finances can affect you today and well into the future.
Being financially astute means you will understand these financial concepts and how they affect you. More importantly, it means you can take that knowledge and put it to your advantage. Start now. Be financially astute.