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Graduating Financially Savvy Students

It is never too early to develop good financial habits.  To ensure youth increase their understanding of money and finance, a grant to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education helped train teachers in 13 Mississippi […]

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New Report On The Status Of EITC In The Mid South

The Foundation for the Mid South published, Earned Income Tax Credit: Working Hands Getting a Hand Up, to share information on the federal and (in some areas) state tax credit. The document encourages the region’s […]

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The Foundation Is Offering Financial LIteracy Training

The Foundation for the Mid South believes that building wealth requires increased access to effective financial programs and information. In response to research indicating that teachers are one of the most targeted groups for alternative […]

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Students Volunteer to Help Residents Make the Ends Meet

In East Iberville, Louisiana, local residents come to the high school and the Belfair Baptist Church to have their taxes prepared for free—by students.  Each tax season, over 20 high school students, trained by the […]

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Jackson, MS -Youth Media Internships

Increasing College & Career-Readiness through Media Internships In the Mid South, one of the biggest hurdles facing youth is a lack of college and career readiness. When students are well-prepared and encouraged to pursue a […]

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How Do You Apply For EITC

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