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Gena Bigler: Kentuckians need financial literacy; House Bill 223 can provide it

Nearly 70 percent of Americans are in debt. The average American family has over $7,000 in credit card debt and a recent study by the Brookings Institute found that 21 percent of Americans and 38 percent of those with incomes under $25,000 thought that winning the lottery was the most practical strategy for gathering money for retirement. Americans need financial literacy programs.   Kentuckians...