St. Louis pilot program aimed at financial literacy

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 | 10:52 a.m. CST

ST. LOUIS — A pilot program in St. Louis and seven other U.S. cities will teach people inexperienced in banking how to access and use financial services and products.

A U.S. Treasury official, Dan Iannicola Jr., United Way and St. Louis-area officials are announcing the new offering Wednesday.

The project, which involves 19 financial institutions, local government and nonprofits, is aimed at increasing access to financial products and services.



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