What Seniors Ought to Know

As students begin leaving the haven of their parents’ homes and entering a world of ruthless, self-interested money lenders who endeavor to exploit the ignorant, bureaucracy-laden institutions of higher learning willing to transform aspiring scholars into indentured servants, and callous governments which look on without sympathy as the money earned by the sweat of one’s own brow is extracted from his starved bank account, there is no need of our outgoing senior class more pressing than the need for financial literacy education immediately after graduation.

Andrew Carnegie: Analysis and Exposition Regarding His Philanthropy and History

After he arrived in America as a poor Scottish immigrant, Andrew Carnegie accumulated a vast fortune by capitalizing on profitable opportunities, and he spent there last part of his life giving his wealth away for the education of the poor.