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A global survey of 15-year-olds show the US still has far to go to prepare the next generation to grasp complex financial products such as mortgages. To prevent another crisis like the one in 2008, young Americans need financial literacy.
US 15-year-olds rank average on financial literacy, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. About 20 percent of US teens didn’t reach the baseline level of financial literacy, which some say is evidence that more finance education is needed.