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“Financial Fitness February” at Carl Albert State College – Virtual Scavenger Hunt Planned for February 26

“Financial Fitness February” at Carl Albert State College – Virtual Scavenger Hunt Planned for February 26

Carl Albert State College has developed “Financial Fitness February” to educate and promote the importance of financial literacy. Kelly Kellogg, CASC EOC Coordinator, and Jennifer Humphreys, CASC Enrollment and Retention Specialist, received a grant from CashCourse on behalf of the College that according to Humphreys provides excellent tools for students to gain knowledge regarding ways to be financially sound in decisions they face.

With the grant funding received from CashCourse, a Virtual Scavenger Hunt is planned for Wednesday, February 26. The online scavenger hunt is open to all current CASC students, and the first two students to submit a completed, correct virtual scavenger hunt form wins a $125 gift certificate to the CASC Bookstore. The Scavenger Hunt will be at https://carlalbert.edu/admissions/enrollment-center/cash-course-challenge/

Among the promotions being offered at the College for students regarding money management, Kellogg and other EOC staff members are visiting all freshman orientation classes at Carl Albert to present a financial literacy program. In addition to campus activities, Humphreys stated that she encourages students to go to the website www.cashcourse.org, where it explains “When you’re a student, it can feel like money is always tight. You’ve got bills, rent, and tuition to pay, and you want to have enough money for fun, too. So how can you get on the right path to a great financial future, while making your money count today?  CashCourse is your real-life guide to taking charge of your money. These online personal finance tools help you build real-life-ready financial skills.”

For information regarding CashCourse and/or the Scavenger Hunt, contact Kellogg at 918-647-1395 or Humphreys at 918-647-1270.

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