Bill Would Require Personal Finance Class
The Missouri Department of Education requires the state’s high schools to teach personal finance. State Representative Michael O’Donnell, a Republican from St. Louis County, is proposing to ensure the curriculum continues by putting this type of education in state statute. O’Donnell, a fixed income securities trader, says some aspects of personal finance are not intuitive, and students should understand what they are getting into…
During a public hearing, no one spoke in opposition to the bill.