Denise Wright, right, of Junior Achievement, teaches a group of girls about budgeting at the Money Smart Resource Fair at Indiana University Northwest on Saturday.
Family Nutrition Adviser Maria Turpin, of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, discusses healthy eating on a budget at the Money Smart Resource Fair at Indiana University Northwest on Saturday.
Elnisha McIntyre, a a sixth-grader at Frankie McCullough Academy for Girls in Gary, speaks Thursday during a news conference at Indiana University Northwest. She won first place in the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest for her essay about converting vacant property in Gary to homeless shelter.
Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William Lowe, left, talks to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor Thomas Cooley during a news conference at IUN School of Business lobby to announce the winners of the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest on Thursday morning.
Mature business man congratulating a colleague at a meeting
David Gajewski, 13, of Highland, peeks through a novelty $100 bill Wednesday following a news conference to kick off the fifth annual Money Smart Week. Gajewski won the Money Smart Kid essay contest and a $300 savings bond.
Dave Ryan, executive director of the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, is dressed as Ben Franklin while speaking during a news conference at Indiana University Northwest in Gary to announce the fifth annual Money Smart Week on Saturday through Oct. 23.
Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William Lowe speaks during a news conference Wednesday morning to announce the start of Money Smart Week. At left is Dian Reyome, of Centier Bank, and Dave Ryan, executive director of the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, who was dressed as Ben Franklin.
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