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MANY HATS: Margaret Brooks, president of the Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition, also heads the Rhode Island Council for Economic Education, advocating for more financial education for K-12 students, and is the director of the Center for Economic Education at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Mass., and also heads the school’s Office of Financial Literacy Initiatives. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Boosting financial literacy Brooks’ passion

Margaret Brooks is passionate about empowering the state’s vulnerable populations via financial literacy, a subject she knows intimately.The fourth of nine children growing up...

R.I. schools to be graded on how well they teach about...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island schools will be taking an exam in the future with one central question: How well do you teach financial literacy?Treasurer...
FROM LEFT: Brian Baldizar, assistant principal, Classical High School; Thomas Flanagan, chief academic officer, Providence Public Schools; Zawadi J. Hawkins-Gladstone, principal, Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School; Seth Magaziner, R.I. General Treasurer; Edward O. “Ned” Handy III, chairman & CEO, The Washington Trust Co.; Christopher Coleman, principal, Mt. Pleasant High School; and Judy Fried, assistant principal, Providence Career and Technical Academy, mark the success of Washington Trust’s financial literacy program at the bank’s East Side of Providence branch. / COURTESY THE WASHINGTON TRUST CO.

Washington Trust honored for its educational partnership promoting financial literacy

PROVIDENCE – The Washington Trust Co. has been awarded the 2018 Financial Capability Innovation Award by EverFi Inc. and its Financial Capability Network for...

Five Questions With: Dawn Arpin

Dawn Arpin is the director of marketing at BlumShapiro, where she is responsible for marketing and business-development strategy, advertising, public relations and community relations for...
GEORGE J. CHARETTE III is the president and CEO of Pawtucket Credit Union. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET CREDIT UNION

Five Questions With: George J. Charette III

George J. Charette III is president and CEO of Pawtucket Credit Union. The credit union recently hosted Real World Day, a day dedicated to...
BARBARA COTTAM, head of corporate affairs for Citizens Bank, says learning the basics of financial literacy is the first step to achieving your financial goals and becoming financially secure. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Citizens to provide $1.5 million for financial literacy

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank is providing $1.5 million to 80 nonprofits across its geographical footprint to support financial literacy.April marks the national financial literacy...
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