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Free Money Course for Teens

What teenager couldn't use a better understanding of personal finance?


Starting June 29, a five-week course called Money & Me will teach teens about financial responsibility. The free course will cover such basics as budgeting, credit advantages and pitfalls, responsible checking account habits, how to save for a big purchase and investing for the future.


The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 29, June 30 and July 1,8 and 9. Meetings will be held at St. Anthony's Church, 160 Court Street in Buffalo.


Graduates of the course who attend all sessions will receive a $10 savings account deposit and a $10 iTunes gift card. They will also receive a letter of reference that can be used for college and employment applications.


For more information, call 847-6960. The course is open to teenagers age 14 to 18.


The class is a product of the New York Credit Union Foundation and is sponsored by the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.


---Samantha Maziarz Christmann

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