OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria talks while presenting the Economic Outlook during the OECD Week at the OECD headquarters in Paris on May 29, 2013. AFP PHOTO ERIC PIERMONTERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images

Financial literacy a vital tool to fight inequality

Financial literacy is an essential life skill. It lays the groundwork for many important, life-changing decisions, whether it’s evaluating a job contract, purchasing a first home or managing retirement savings. It is also a key tool to address inequality. What