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Captain Cash Says…Reading Makes Cents - The Purdue Extension Johnson County Educator staff offers the Captain Cash Says…Reading Makes Cents to our local public and private schools targeting the third grade students. Captain Cash is designed to guide students as they learn about real-life money management. It consist of four 45 to 60 minutes personal finance lessons that meet the Indiana Academic Standards for math and social studies. The four personal finance lessons include: Earning, students will learn where and how we get money; Saving, students will learn where and how to save money; Spending, students will understand the importance of planning and tracking their spending; and Borrowing, students will learn that borrowing money is like borrowing a book from the library. You have to return the money and the book. To schedule the Captain Cash, please call 317-736-3724 or email

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PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you can become debt free, and how much you can save in interest costs by following your debt reduction plan. Utah State University Extension is pleased to provide this debt management tool without any cost to consumers worldwide. Below are a few exciting features of PowerPay to help you start gaining control of your financial future today!


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