ALEXANDRIA, Va. (4/22/15)--Financial Literacy Month continues today with a National Credit Union Administration webinar and Twitter chat designed to promote financial literacy.
Titled "Your Mission in Action: Developing Youth Financial Literacy and Savings Programs," the webinar will begin at 2 p.m. (ET).
NCUA's Office of Consumer Protection Director Gail Laster; NCUA Consumer Affairs Director Morgan Rogers; Louisa Quittman, director of the U.S. Treasury's Office of Financial Education; Gigi Hyland, executive director of the National Credit Union Foundation; and Katie Bryan, communications director for the Consumer Federation of America, will participate.
Financial Literacy Month takes place every April to highlight the importance of financial literacy and to give consumers an opportunity to establish and maintain good financial habits. It kicked off April 1 with Financial Fitness Day.
The webinar will feature strategies, research and a discussion of effective outreach, all pertaining to developing new youth financial literacy programs or enhancing current programs. Registration is still open.
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