There’s no question that the United States is a nation of financial illiterates, and that this contributed to the decisions of millions of Americans to run up credit-card debts, buy houses they couldn’t afford, purchase college educations they can’t pay for. But does it follow from our widespread illiteracy that education would help us avoid those mistakes?
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