Be the change you want to see in the world!
Maybe you don't get it yet, but financial education is crucial for individuals and communities to achieve financial stability and success. It's never too late to start learning about personal finance, and there are many ways we can improve our financial education and be the change you want to see:
Start with the basics: Learn about budgeting, saving, investing, and managing debt. These are foundational skills that can help you make informed decisions about your finances. And it has to be YOU! If you go to the bank looking for a financial advisor be aware his/her job if to be profitable for the bank ... not for you!
Look for resources: There are many free online resources available that can help you improve your financial literacy, such as websites, blogs, podcasts, and videos. Take advantage of these resources to learn more about personal finance.
Attend financial education events: Look around you, many organizations offer financial education events, such as workshops and seminars, that can help you improve your financial literacy. These events are a great way to learn from experts and network with other like-minded individuals.
Share your knowledge with others. You can help your family, friends, or community members improve their financial literacy by teaching them the basics of personal finance or directing them to resources that can help them learn.
Advocate for financial education: Encourage schools, universities, and other organizations to offer financial education programs. Advocate for policies that promote financial education and support organizations that provide financial education to underserved communities.
The way things are doesn't mean it can not be changed!
Remember, financial education is an ongoing process, it won't happen in the wink of an eye. You must engage with your learning process about personal finance and don't forget always be sharing knowledge with others, don't wait for things to change, make change happen.