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Benefits of Financial Education

Benefits of Financial Education

Think about money for a second. What do you really know about it?

Usually, anything we learn about money innately comes from our parents. In most cases, we do not learn about money in the traditional school system unless we opt to take an accounting course or major in something financial or business related in college. Most of the time, all we know is what our parents tell us.

Unfortunately, the beliefs our parents have about money aren’t always accurate. If their parents taught them that debt is bad, they’ll be conditioned to believe debt is bad, and will teach us that debt is bad. In turn, you’ll maybe teach your children that debt is bad … and the cycle continues.

But what if you were told that most wealthy people have debt? Would you still argue that debt is bad?

Let’s forget about good vs. bad. The reality is that having a financial education will help you better understand money and the reality behind debt. The main difference between wealthy people and poor people, when it comes to viewing debt, is mindset. Getting a financial education can help you shift that mindset for the better, so you can have a clearer understanding of how money works to make an educated decision for yourself.

A financial education would help you better understand credit, credit scores, debt, interest, taxes, leveraging money, saving money, and banking. It will help you make better decisions when it comes to investing. You may develop a higher risk tolerance because you’ll be able to understand how to make more creative choices that could potentially reap higher rewards. Not only will you possibly take greater risks, but you may also have a better understanding of how to manage the risk and any problems that could arise due to it.

Having a financial education puts you in a position to have more intelligent conversations with businesses, business-minded individuals, banks, and anyone working in the banking institutions. Most importantly, it puts you in a position to have deeper, more aligned conversations with other investors. A financial education gives you the ability to break generational curses, to be taken more seriously when you’re applying for loans or other resources and gives you the advantage so that you aren’t taken advantage of.

Elite Legacy Education has been providing financial education to improve financial literacy around the world since 1992. Thousands of students globally have invested in themselves to learn about what we aren’t taught in the traditional school system. Today, Legacy continues to provide online and live courses for everyday folks to begin taking action.

Areas of Review

Takeaway

Big picture takeaway points

  1. Financial education will help you better understand the benefits of credit and money management.
  2. Having a healthy relationship with money is very important.
  3. Understanding money will help you to make better choices and in return have a better life.

Reflection

Self-reflection questions to think more about the content

  1. What am I doing today to educate myself financially?
  2. How many financial courses have I taken?

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