Washington State U Will Help Low-Income Students Save

October 26, 2015

Washington State University has announced a new program to help low-income students save money and, officials hope, finish college. Up to 85 low-income students a year will be enrolled in a program in which, if they save $1,000 a year and participate in certain financial literacy programs, they will receive $4,000. The program is based on the theory that some low-income students have difficulty saving money, and that lack of funds can hurt chances of retention.

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