About the Author

Kareem Shakoor

Kareem is an experienced teacher, leader, and educational advocate. After being a high school teacher in New York City, Kareem spent 6 years with a non-profit organization as the Assistant Director of Special Education Instruction aimed at training teachers and school administrators across the country on how to enhance their classroom instruction, extend community outreach, and innovate learning in K-12 classrooms. Kareem is committed to designing and delivering high-quality training and professional development to education professionals as a means to improve all classrooms and communities nationwide. Also, Kareem is a lifelong learner, personal finance enthusiast, and frequently travels to immerse in other cultures.

Author: Kareem Shakoor

Kareem Shakoor – Why I’m Passionate About Personal Financial Education

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Aug 13, 2019
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Advocacy, Financial Literacy, Personal Finance
My commitment to personal financial education comes from working with adults. Most of my knowledge of personal finance has been self-taught. However, I’ve been fortunate to have access to people who were very knowledgeable in all aspects of personal finances while living in New York City such as roommates who were financial advisors and by being involved in local networking groups with people who’ve received formal education in personal finance that were able to provide some...