An e-petition worth signing

I know e-petitions tend to bring out the green ink brigade – “bring back hanging for immigrants”, “repeal the law of gravity”, that kind of thing – but some are more worthwhile. I think this e-petition, which wants financial education for kids in schools, is worthwhile:

Companies spend billions on marketing and teaching their staff to sell – it’s time we got buyers’ training. The most cost effective way to start is to ensure every child in the country gets a basic understanding of personal finance & consumer rights before leaving school.