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Middle school students can learn financial literacy during CU Money Smart summer camp

Middle school students in grades 7 and 8 will learn tips and concepts that can have a positive impact on their lives during CU Money Smart, a one-day camp focusing on financial literacy. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of finance and economics, money management strategies, how to build up a personal savings account, investing and more. The camp will provide an opportunity to make young students money smart, to learn the choices they will face regarding how they will spend money and the tools they need to financially succeed in an increasingly competitive and globalized world. The camp is set for Wednesday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium located in Ross Hall.

There is no charge to attend, although registration is required. To register, go to https://www.cameron.edu/public-affairs/summer-camps and scroll down to “CU Money Smart Camp.”

A variety of games and exercises will be used to explain the concepts. Lunch, snacks, prizes and t-shirts will be provided.

Hosted by the Bill Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center and the CU Department of Business, CU Money Smart is made possible by the Dr. Gilbert “Gib” Gibson Lectureship in Community Banking.

For more information, please email Dr. Syed Ahmed, at syeda@cameron.edu.



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