You learn a lot of things of varying importance at school, but that doesn’t typically include a lot about money. Unless you major in finance or business, college usually doesn’t help you out either. But as an adult who pays taxes, receives a paycheck, and (hopefully) has a savings and retirement account, you can’t live in ignorance forever.
Money can be a stressful subject for those who don’t have their finances under control. Luckily the first step in financial literacy is learning more about the subject. Forbes put together a list of the top 25 money terms people need to know. Here are the highlights: