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Event To Teach Neb. Children How To Save Money

The Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fourth-grader will learn about the importance of and how to save money at an event in Omaha.

The Teach Children to Save program will kick off at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hartman Elementary School in north Omaha.

The program brings basic financial education concepts to life for fourth graders through an interactive presentation by a Ben Franklin character. The program is expected to reach more than 1,500 students at 16 schools in eastern Nebraska.

It is sponsored by Nebraska's 529 College Savings Plans and First National Bank.

Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank Senior Vice President Stephen Wade will help kick off the program by speaking with students at Hartman Elementary.

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