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State treasurer launches digital campaign to promote financial literacy

Allison Ball
Allison Ball

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 12, 2017) — To celebrate financial literacy month, Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball is launching a digital educational campaign to promote its importance, her office announced today.

The treasurer’s digital financial literacy education campaign will feature daily social media posts of financial literacy definitions and tips, initiatives in her office, and other informational tools from Ball on smart financial decision making.announced today.

“As a former bankruptcy attorney in Eastern Kentucky, I know how critically important it is for Kentuckians to have a deep understanding of their personal finances,” Ball said. “Financial literacy is a form of financial freedom.  If Kentucky families know how to set budgets, save money, and invest earnings, they can free themselves from potentially tough financial situations.”

Throughout the month long educational campaign, Kentuckians will learn about budgeting, savings, checking credit reports, preventing identify theft and many more important financial resources.

“This is a quick and easy way to teach people financial literacy basics,” Ball said. “This is an opportunity for Kentucky families to learn something new and get a better understanding of how money works.”

To follow the educational campaign like Ball on Facebook or Twitter.