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Getting smart

Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Thresia Brinkley, business education teacher at Sikeston Career and Technology Center, answers a question from her personal finance course student, Jessica Hutchcraft. Today marks the seventh annual "Get Smart About Credit Day" which aims to stress the fundamentals of wise credit use.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Today marks seventh annual 'Get Smart About Credit Day'

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- As the U.S. economy continues to recover, the American Bankers' Association has designated today as "Get Smart About Credit Day" to stress the fundamentals of wise credit use.

Financial Fitness Services in Sikeston is using the day to launch a campaign to put "Credit Card Smarts" calculators in area schools to be used as teaching tools in the personal financial management classes.

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