MARQUETE - Range Bank, N.A. is partnering with Bothwell Middle School in Marquette and Lakeview School in Negaunee to celebrate Teach Children to Save Day with savings education Tuesday.
More than 300 local students in fourth and fifth grades will explore the reasons it is important save money, the difference between saving for needs and wants, how money earns interest and more.
Established by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation in 1997, Teach Children to Save has reached more than 5.6 million young people through the commitment of nearly 122,000 banker volunteers.
"This program gives us the opportunity to share our life experiences and banking knowledge to motivate students to become lifelong savers," said Roxanne Daust, Executive Vice President at Range Bank.
The program encourages class participation and helps children to understand the difference between needs and wants.