Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Kentucky Bar Foundation sponsors program for high school seniors

This from the Richmond Register:
FRANKFORT — As the challenges of today’s economy continue to come into focus, high school seniors in more than 20 schools in Madison, Clark, Fayette, Jefferson, Pulaski and Pike counties are set to benefit from an innovative approach to financial literacy sponsored by the Kentucky Bar Foundation Inc. (KBF).

Financial tips such as creating a budget, opening a savings account, finding ways to save money and paying bills on time will be presented through the CARE — Credit Abuse Resistance Education — program along with explanations on common forms of credit, car loans, predatory lending, the true cost of credit cards and the consequences of credit abuse...

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