June 26, 2008 at 10:12 PM CDT - Updated July 26 at 3:56 AM
by Christa Lollis
Saving money can be hard to do as gas prices continue to rise and economic times get harder but a financial advisor told East Texas kids the key to preparing is to start early. Kids from as young as 11 all the way up to 15 participated in the library's money management program for teens. The Bancorp South president explained that saving a few dollars now will create stability. He also said that staying away from credit cards and student loans will keep the credit collectors away.