Children are state’s ‘treasure’

Who better to make the pitch to set aside savings for their college education than Lynn Fitch, Mississippi State Treasurer…

…”We are No. 1 in poverty — that just breaks my heart,” Fitch told an audience of more than 300 people gathered at Northpoint for the DeSoto County Economic Development Council’s quarterly luncheon.

Fitch said there is a direct correlation between financial literacy — or knowing how to manage money — and literacy and learning.

Desoto Times