Nashville summit Thursday on financial literacy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam and other state officials will speak at a daylong summit Thursday in Nashville for elementary school teachers wanting to teach financial literacy skills.

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman also will be featured speakers at the gathering, sponsored by the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission.

The free event at the Legislative Plaza will offer teachers training and curriculum that will help implement concepts such as planning, saving and investing. Instruction will be by financial literacy specialists from across the state.

Workshop topics will include consumer protection, banking and credit.

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