BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- Maine is hosting a conference promoting financial studies in its schools.
The conference is taking place May 8 in Bangor. The state's Department of Professional & Financial Regulation says the event is scheduled to feature national experts offering advice on how to teach money management skills, among other topics.
Gov. Paul LePage says managing finances is a life-long skill. He says it benefits individuals and the state economy.
The conference will take place at the Cross Insurance Center.
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