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State agency provides financial literacy resources

FRANKFORT, Ky. — April is Financial Literacy Month, and Kentucky students can make use of financial literacy resources from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

KHEAA’s “It’s Money, Baby” booklet helps students learn the basics of banking, credit cards, interest and protecting themselves from fraud. Free copies are available by emailing [email protected]. Please remember to include a mailing address.

The agency’s regional outreach counselors can also present “It’s Money, Baby” programs for schools and for other groups. KHEAA has 13 counselors across the state. To find the counselor for your county, visit www.kheaa.com and click on the KHEAA Outreach Services link under the Counselors tab.

Games and links to sites that teach students about finances can be found under the Money Management tab on www.kheaa.com.

KHEAA is the state agency that administers KEES, need-based grants and other programs to help students pay their higher education expenses.

For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com