I majored in Economics in college. When I began my upper division coursework, I had this sinking feeling that I was in the wrong major. To be honest with you, I picked Economics because it was one of the majors that required the least amount of units to complete. Yep, I was trying to find the easiest way to graduate and still be able to land a decent job afterwards. Little did I know that those economic courses were far from easy.
But I stuck with it, not wanting to switch majors and lengthen my stay at school, and by God’s grace, I graduated and actually found a job shortly after that was in line with what I studied in school.
So, when Totallymoney.com, a UK-based financial comparison site, invited me to participate in their “US vs UK” financial literacy quiz, I thought, “I got this.”
Ok, seriously, I didn’t really think that. I’m a mom, trying to figure out how to meet the growing demands of four growing children with the limited supply of income flowing in. That’s Applied, Real-Life, Typical-Family Economics. Something they never taught me in school.
But my brain could use some exercise, plus they added the bonus of being entered to win an iPad if I take the quiz. My professors never gave me that kind of incentive!
Well, I didn’t have the highest score, but if they were grading on a curve, I think I did all right.
What about you? How do you think you would do? There are 16 multiple choice questions, covering all aspects of US or UK financial literacy (saving, investing, money management and pensions) and some basic math.
And if you take the quiz by December 15th, you’ll be automatically entered in a drawing to win an iPad!
Give it a try, and let me know how you do!
Click image to take the Money Master Challenge (via TotallyMoney.com).
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