Mike Berenstain (center), author and illustrator of The Berenstain Bears book series, cuts the ribbon to the Bear Country Credit Union financial literacy center at Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union. Also pictured are FMFCU President and CEO John Unangst (left) and FMFCU Vice President of Education Rick Durante. Brother Bear and Sister Bear also were there for the occasion.

The Berenstain Bears series of children’s books that are famous for teaching children moral or safety-related lessons are now writing a new chapter on how to educate children on the importance of financial literacy.

The $840 million Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union in suburban Philadelphia, and its foundation, announced recently an exclusive partnership with Berenstain Enterprises Inc. and formed the Financial Literacy Center, Bear Country Credit Union.

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