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State Farm and UTPA unite to bring financial literacy training to Valley students

State Farm and UTPA unite to bring financial literacy training to Valley students
Students from three Rio Grande Valley high schools had a chance to gain valuable financial literacy education this spring thanks to a generous grant provided by State Farm to The University of Texas-Pan American. The $25,000 grant supported the 2014 Financial Literacy Challenge in which trained UTPA undergraduate economics and finance majors gained leadership skills while mentoring students at PSJA North Early College High School, Edcouch-Elsa High School and San Isidro High School. UTPA students prepared high school students to compete in a game-show-style competition, testing the knowledge and skills they had learned including financial basics and goal setting, credit usage, saving and investing and insurance and managing risk.

 

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