Health fairs and job fairs are pretty common, but Centier Bank wants to make sure young people know how to manage their money, so the bank hosted its fourth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Educators recently at the Centier Centre.
Presenters included representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Internal Revenue Service, Lake Area United Way, Legacy Foundation, Networks Financial Institute, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and Indiana Secretary of State’s Office.
“Teachers work very hard, but they cannot be experts in every subject,” said Dian Reyome, Centier’s Financial Literacy coordinator. “By bringing together a network of resources and support for educators, we make it easier to manage classroom financial literacy lessons. Not only do we share valuable handouts and lessons, but there are lots of reference materials provided free of charge. The day is filled with turn-key programs that are classroom ready.
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