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Albany State to help teach money management

September 26, 2006

Albany -- Albany State University is teaming with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to teach financial education throughout the Albany Community.

With money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Albany State will teach economic and financial lessons to Southwest Georgians. The Money Smart Alliance Program will help people learn to buy their own homes and start businesses.

F.D.I.C. Community Affairs Officer Thomas Stokes said "to have the opportunity to learn more about managing money. Get the basic skills they need, and perhaps start a business."

The F.D.I.C. started the Money Smart Program in 2002, and has provided financial education to almost a half million Americans.

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