State Launches Financial Literacy Program, Online Magazine

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS – State officials are launching a new program focused on improving Hoosier’s financial literacy and protecting investors from scams.Secretary of State Connie Lawson said Indiana MoneyWise is an expanded program that will put areas of emphasis on smart money management skills aimed at key demographics.“As I travel around the state presenting on the topic of financial literacy, it is clear more Hoosiers want help making smart money decisions beyond just investing,” said Secretary Lawson. “When Indiana Investment Watch was launched, it was limited to spotting and avoiding scams.  Now we have broadened our focus and introduced our newest resource, the Indiana MoneyWise e-magazine.”The centerpiece of the upgrade is the first-ever Indiana Secretary of State e-magazine.  This magazine is available electronically for smart phones, tablets and computers.  Throughout the magazine, there are tips and links to resources to help Hoosiers make wise money decisions. In the “Fraud Stoppers” section, readers can learn more about investment fraud scam artists recently brought to justice by the Secretary of State Securities Division.To view the online magazine, please visit www.indianamoneywise.com.last_img

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