Why Are 100,000,000 Americans Financially Illiterate?

Plenty of people recognize the problem, but why is it a problem?

Why doesn’t the average American understand how money works? We all need money to survive. Why doesn’t anyone seem to understand the basics?

I graduated high school in 2012 and had no idea how a credit card worked. I didn’t know what a credit score was. I didn’t know how to buy a…

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