By Zaire Briggs
Many teenagers are not learning good spending habits. This could turn into the main source of their financial problems now and long into their future. Most teens are uninformed or misinformed. Some teens may not even realize they have a problem at all, and not ask for advice before making important financial decisions that will affect their future.
This problem affects teenagers going into adulthood. This problem affect teenagers going into adulthood because financial problems can stop people from doing many things in the future, such as buying a house, taking out loans and etc.
When a child has a regular allowance every week and can spend it however they want, it gives them bad financial habits. Teenagers need to learn the right financial lessons when they’re young. Otherwise, they are unlikely to develop the level of financial intelligence that they need to succeed in life.
East High can play a major role in helping teenagers learn how to manage their finances, so they don’t ruin good opportunities for their future. More financial training part of education curriculum. Students do learn some of this is Personal Finance class, but there should be even more classes offered and it should be emphasized more.