BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Affinity Federal Credit Union is getting the word out about the importance of financial literacy by supporting the 2007 Somerset Leadership Project, Tools and Techniques for Teaching Financial Literacy, A Symposium for New Jersey Educators and Non-Profits.

The goal of the symposium is to provide high school teachers with the tools they need to teach their students financial responsibility. The event will feature experts on teaching financial literacy and will have financial education programs for grades K through 12 on display.

With the goal of improving the lives of children by teaching them to make the financial decisions that reduce the risk of crushing debt, foreclosure and bankruptcy, Somerset Leadership's Financial Literacy project was a natural partner for the credit union.

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