In an exclusive interview with Bankrate.com, John Farrell, assistant dean of the College of Business Administration at Rider University and director of the Center for the Development of Leadership Skills, explains the importance of financial literacy as a "lifelong quest."
According to Farrell, both educators and parents should play a key role in teaching children about money. Read Make Financial Literacy a Lifelong Quest. The article was also featured on Fox Business and Yahoo! Finance.
Farrell holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. Farrell has 28 years of experience as a management consultant to global, European and U.S.-based corporations on strategic and operational projects. In addition to overseeing the College of Business Administration graduate programs and the Center for the Development of Leadership Skills, Farrell teaches the undergraduate-level Managing Your Money and Personal Financial Planning courses.