WASHINGTON - The American Bankers Association, with help from Citibank, on Tuesday held its fourth annual "National Teach Children to Save Day," emphasizing the importance of compound interest and promoting "fiscal fitness."

Bankers gave presentations nationwide to children in kindergarten through 12th grade and also participated in hands-on activities and games designed to teach children the value of saving and investing. Event organizers said the day is intended to remedy many children's lack of understanding of money management basics.

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