Grant Supports Kid's Financial LiteracyProgram

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ALBANY, N.Y. - (01/20/06) -- The New York CU League said it hasbeen awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Council on EconomicEducation to support its 'Kid's Cash Kit & Caboodle' financialeducation program. The program, being piloted with seven creditunions around the state, aims to teach kids consumerresponsibility, personal finance and basis economics, for ages fiveto 12. The participating credit unions are: GPO FCU, Hudson RiverCommunity CU, Lancaster-Depew FCU, Niagara County FCU, SyracuseCooperative FCU, Teachers FCU and Visions FCU. The New York CUFoundation, which is heading the project, hopes to reach as many as5,000 students by the end of the year.

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