Key to riches easy as 1-2-3? Study ties numeracy skills to greater family wealth.


Could your ability to solve basic math problems be a predictor of your family‘s future fortunes? The answer may be as simple as 1-2-3.

New research suggests that couples who score well on a test of numeracy appear to fare better financially by middle age than their counterparts who fail to make the grade on such a test.

Researchers explored the link between cognitive traits — particularly numeracy — of both spouses on the family’s financial outcomes. They also examined who is typically responsible for making financial decisions in the household and why.

via Key to riches easy as 1-2-3? Study ties numeracy skills to greater family wealth – Yahoo! Canada News.

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