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Prof. Xavier Gabaix on the value of financial literacy

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Excerpt from NerdWallet -- "I think that some classes should be made mandatory in high school — high school rather than college, because it’s the least educated who need those classes the most. Finance is a somewhat novel and abstract field, and it should be learned. Some basic rules of thumb are pretty simple to learn, but they will go a long way towards avoiding catastrophic finances down the road."

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