WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Managing your money wisely is one of the most important part of every hard-working adult's life. }}" />

   
 
 
Mansfield Senior High Students Getting Financial Education

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 12/11/2012

Managing your money wisely is one of the most important part of every hard-working adult's life.

So why not get high school students started on learning how to finance a home, a car, and everyday expenses?

Mansfield Senior High School has started an on-life financial literacy program for students taking economics classes.

The program is provided by EverFi, and paid for by Richland Bank, whose president says banks want to say "yes" to loan and credit card applicants, but often have to say "no" to applicants who manage their money poorly and have bad credit.

About fifty students are taking the course in the first semester, and teachers and students have good things to say about it.

Richland Bank plans to continue supporting the program, which costs several thousand dollars a year, at Mansfield Senior High if students keep taking it.

Bank president John Brown also hopes to expand it to other schools.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Richland County sheriff's deputies are looking for the man who robbed Dollar General, 905 E.Main St. in Crestline late Monday night. Full Story
Image1 This harsh winter will come to an end soon, and all this snow will start melting away. Full Story
 
Image1 Rev. James Cosby, founder of the Cosby Educational Heritage Center in Mansfield has died. Full Story
Image1 A man was killed and two women are injured in an auto- pedestrian accident at 8:30 Monday morning on West Fourth Street at Western Avenue in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Man Killed In Auto-Pedestrian Accident In Mansfield

Ontario Mayor Speaks At Richland County Republican Luncheon

Lowe-Volk Park's Arrowhead Day Brings Community Together

Fire Destroys Couple's Home On Canteberry Lane In Mansfield

More News