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Pierce Middle School sweeps Money Smart Kids Contest

Pierce Middle School sweeps Money Smart Kids Contest

MERRILLVILLE | Money Smart Week in Northwest Indiana sponsored its first Money Smart Week Kids Video Contest this month, and Pierce Middle School in Merrillville swept all three top awards.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
State treasurer candidate focuses on financial education

State treasurer candidate focuses on financial education

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Kelly Mitchell is making financial education the cornerstone of her campaign for Indiana state treasurer.

April 02, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Griffith High students get lesson in finances

Griffith High students get lesson in finances

GRIFFITH | Griffith High School upperclassmen got a lesson in finances Tuesday from Secretary of State Connie Lawson.

March 11, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Griffith High students get lesson in finances

Griffith High students get lesson in finances

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson makes a presentation on personal finance Tuesday at Griffith High School.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am
Griffith High students get lesson in finances

Griffith High students get lesson in finances

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson talks to students about personal finance Tuesday at Griffith High School. Lawson discussed the importance of credit scores, good financial management and how to use credit cards wisely.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am

Youth encouraged to get smart about credit

MERRILLVILLE | Employees of Centier Bank are looking for classroom opportunities to teach students at local high schools the “do’s and don’ts” of credit to mark National Get Smart About Credit Day, a financial literacy outreach program sponsored by the American Bankers Association.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
Deaf Services clients learn Money Smart tips

Deaf Services clients learn Money Smart tips

HAMMOND | Centier Bank made its’ inaugural Money Smart Week 2013 presentation to clients of Deaf Services Inc., along with other residents at the Renaissance Towers in Hammond. The presentation pertained to budgeting, checking accounts and credit.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Adult education students get money smart

Adult education students get money smart

HAMMOND | Continuing its strong financial literacy partnership, Centier Bank made its seventh annual Money Smart Week presentations to Hammond Adult Education students this spring.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Innovative financial literacy program reached New Tech students

Innovative financial literacy program reached New Tech students

GARY | BMO Harris Bank recently recognized New Tech High School students who earned their Financial Literacy certification this spring.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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IUN kicks off Money Smart Week

IUN kicks off Money Smart Week

GARY │ A week of events designed to educate Northwest Indiana consumers about money management and create awareness of financial education programs kicked off Thursday at Indiana University Northwest.

April 18, 2013 12:54 pm Photos

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Hoopsters learn financial literacy

Hoopsters learn financial literacy

HAMMOND | Continuing their commitment to education, the Hammond Hurricanes recently sponsored a financial literacy seminar for youths 14 to 17.

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Financial ed advocates tout Money Smart Week offerings

GARY | Region bankers, educators and community group leaders are preparing to host a weeklong series of financial education seminars in connection with Money Smart Week.

April 19, 2012 5:00 pm
Money Smart Kid sought through essay contest

Money Smart Kid sought through essay contest

MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the Federal Reserve's sixth annual Money Smart Week, April 21 to 28, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are once again sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Schools should prepare students for real life

Shouldn't the emphasis of education be not only to make our students college- and work-ready but also ready for life?

February 03, 2012 12:00 am

Cal City alderman hosts financial literacy seminar

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Brian Wilson, of the 4th Ward, is helping Calumet City residents start the new year off on the right foot by hosting a financial literacy seminar.

January 26, 2012 10:15 pm

Local youth urged to "Get Smart About Credit"

Employees of Centier Bank are looking for classroom opportunities to teach students at local high schools the "do's and don'ts" of credit to mark National Get Smart About Credit Day, sponsored by the American Bankers Association.

October 05, 2011 12:00 am

Free workshop teaches financial literacy

HAMMOND | Calumet College of St. Joseph and Bank on Northwest Indiana members have partnered through financial literacy to offer a workshop free and open to the public at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on campus at 2400 New York Ave., Whiting.

September 23, 2011 12:00 am

PUC aims to improve financial literacy with event

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet partnered with local banks to provide free education in financial literacy for students and the public Tuesday at Alumni Hall.

April 19, 2011 6:15 pm

PUC to host financial literacy event Tuesday

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and its TRIO program are partnering with Bank On Northwest Indiana to provide a financial literacy event Tuesday on campus in Alumni Hall on the third floor of the Student Union & Library.

April 18, 2011 12:04 pm
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