In America we spend billions of dollars helping our children master reading, writing and arithmetic, and yet we send them out into the world lacking the basic skills to prosper in life: an understanding of economics and personal finance. Consider the facts.
It's no secret that New York City isn't exactly the most affordable place to call home. Anyone who lives here undoubtedly hears remarks often about "how expensive it is" and how "an apartment in (insert hometown here) is 1/3 the amount in rent!" Yes, we know.
Are you handling your finances the way Frank handled his political career? Appearing to get what you wanted but then going through a series of ordeals to hang onto it? Here are six signs your finances are as fragile as a house of cards.
I went to business school out of inertia. Because it's what you do when you have a bachelors degree. in economics. Because it was the least I could do for my parents, who were already disappointed enough that I didn't become a lawyer or a doctor.