New partnership targets high school teachers for financial literacy

The Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission on Tuesday announced a partnership between the Kentucky Credit Union League and the Northern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education (NKU CEE) to advance financial literacy training for educators. The partnership will provide ten scholarships to high school educators in Kentucky interested in professional development …

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Struggling With Student Loans Lifestyles

DEAR ANNIE: I met a man about four years ago. We started dating a week after we met, at her insistence. Well after we were together a year I found out that he was texting with a girl online and had been for several months. She didn’t want him. Then, …

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North Wales Credit Union calls for volunteers

MORE volunteers are needed to help Welsh communities access ethical savings and loans following the financial impact of Covid-19, it has been said. The statement comes from the Cambrian Credit Union as the nation celebrates Volunteer Week (June 1-7). The member-owned financial cooperative based in North Wales relies on the …

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Saving Japan from fiscal collapse

Japan’s budget for fiscal 2020 was formulated in December 2019 before COVID-19 hit and pandemic considerations could be taken into account. Spending is expected to reach 102.7 trillion yen ($ 939 billion) and the primary budget deficit-to-GDP ratio is expected to be 2.7 percent. The government has set itself the …

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