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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Good Read: Ideas to Improve Financial Lives, From the Treasurer’s Office

The New York Times recently ran an article on Treasurers around the country improving the financial lives of citizens through innovative programs.

In San Francisco, for example, treasurer Jose Cisneros set up a program to offer low income residents free or low-cost bank accounts. The program has been replicated in more than 100 cities.

It’s a great read and can be found at  

Here in Washington, the Office of the State Treasurer supports several financial education efforts, including the popular Financial Football and Soccer games being played in schools across the state.

To learn more visit