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[LISTEN] Why financial planning should be taught at schools

Wealth coach Samke Mhlongo says financial planning should be part of an entrepreneurship subject and schools' syllabus.

Piggy bank. Picture: Freeimages.com

CAPE TOWN - Life Orientation is not doing enough to equip learners with the financial planning tools that will empower them as adults, a wealth coach explains.

While the subject teaches pupils about themselves, society and self-awareness, it's missing the mark on core financial skills needed to grow and protect money.

Expert Samke Mhlongo says financial planning, saving and investing should be part of the skills taught through a subject focusing on entrepreneurship from primary school.

Listen to the audio for more.

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