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Office of the Indiana Secretary of State teams with agencies across the country to promote healthy money management habits

INDIANAPOLIS (April 1, 2011) – April is National Financial Literacy Month, with agencies and organizations across the country promoting healthy money management habits and a solid understanding of personal finance concepts.

As part of his office’s ongoing effort to educate Hoosiers of all ages on the benefits of smart saving, wise investing and responsible spending through the Indiana Investment Watch program, Secretary of State Charlie White points to three ways to participate in Financial Literacy Month:

  1. Attend one of the events the office is hosting or participating in across the state. Visit (http://www.in.gov/sos/securities/2420.htm) for a list. Please note that highlighted events are open to the public.
  2. Follow Indiana Investment Watch (@INInvestWatch) on Twitter at (www.twitter.com/INInvestWatch) or like us on Facebook at (http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Indiana-Investment-Watch/112800635434122) to get money management tips and tools throughout the month.
  3. Visit http://www.indianainvestmentwatch.com/ for resources on a variety of personal finance topics.

Office staff directly involved with Financial Literacy Month will be available for interviews with local media where events are to be conducted as well as Indiana Securities Commissioner Chris Naylor from our statehouse offices in Indianapolis.

Click here for a full list of currently scheduled Financial Literacy Month events.

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Media Contact:
AJ Feeney-Ruiz
Deputy Chief of Staff
Communications Director
Office of Indiana Secretary of State Charles White
Office: 317-233-8655
Cell: 317-730-4778