93% of British parents want schools to teach personal finance

01/21/2008 | BBC

Most British parents support schools offering classes in managing one's finances, ranking such lessons in importance above geography, music and religion, with about 50% of parents surveyed by the Association of Investment Companies saying such courses should be mandatory. Just 4% of 771 surveyed primary and secondary teachers said they regularly teach the subject, but 57% said they would do so if offered training.

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