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STUDENTS WENT THROUGH SENCA'S FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM

By Nate Gonner 1/14/2013

              ON FRIDAY STUDENTS AT THE NEBRASKA CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL EXPERIENCED WHAT SOME FAMILIES STRUGGLE WITH ON A DAILY BASIS IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY, LIVING IN POVERTY.

 

              THE SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA COMMUNITY ACTION HELD THEIR SENCA SMART SAVE FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM FOR THE 8TH GRADE STUDENTS, PUTTING STUDENTS IN REAL LIFE SITUATIONS AND AS A FAMILY HAD TO COME UP WITH HOW TO DEAL WITH FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.

 

              SENCA’S DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR SUSAN PHILLIPS SAYS STUDENTS WERE IN CHARGE OF PAYING FOR THE SAME THINGS THEIR PARENTS HAVE TO PAY ON A MONTHLY BASIS.

 

              PHILLIPS AUDIO

 

              ACCORDING TO PHILLIPS, SENCA HAS BEEN PUTTING ON THIS FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM SINCE 2011 AND HIT AREA SCHOOLS IN PAWNEE AND RICHARDSON COUNTY.

 

              PHILLIPS ADDED MORE PROGRAMS WILL BE HAPPENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.

 

              FOR DETAILS ON HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED YOU CAN CALL SENCA’S OFFICE AT (402) 862-2411.

 

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