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2012 Archived News

Tennessee Students Get "Financial Football" Game
(November 20, 2012)


Middle and high school students across Tennessee are getting an early Christmas gift from Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr.

Treasurer Lillard is distributing computer discs with copies of the "Financial Football" game to public school districts across the state. The interactive video game, developed by Visa Inc. and promoted by the National Football League and the Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition, provides a fun way for students to test their knowledge of budget planning, saving, spending and investing concepts. more...

View the Financial Football Website.


State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Murfreesboro
(October 31, 2012)

 

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for a November 10 financial literacy summit in Murfreesboro will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. more...


Tennessee’s new program offers easy, low-cost way to save for college:
State Treasury Department Offers Immediate Incentives for Tennesseans To Open Accounts
(September 18, 2012)

Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.  say Tennessee needs a highly-educated workforce to continue to attract businesses that bring new jobs to the state. more...


Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Jackson(August 9, 2012)

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for an Aug. 25 financial literacy summit in Jackson will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and a $20 gas allowance. However, all the summit participants will be getting something much more valuable: Financial literacy lessons that they can teach their students and apply to their own lives. more...


Singer Jimmy Wayne Honored at Grand Ole Opry for Advocacy of Enhanced Foster Services

(May 11, 2012)

County singer Jimmy Wayne was honored by Tennessee State Senator Doug Overbey, Representative Mark White and state Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., this week for his work in advocating for a new law that will extend foster care services to young adults. more...


First Annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner Raises $150,000, Treasurer Lillard Announces

(April 13, 2012)

State Treasurer David Lillard announced that $150,000 was raised at the first annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner in support of financial literacy education in Tennessee. The event, which was held Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the State Capitol, included more than 100 leaders in Tennessee’s business community and the education community. more...

TNStars Account Invests in One's Life
(November 23, 2012)

View Tennessean Column


State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Murfreesboro
(October 31, 2012)

 

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for a November 10 financial literacy summit in Murfreesboro will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. more...


Tennessee’s new program offers easy, low-cost way to save for college:
State Treasury Department Offers Immediate Incentives for Tennesseans To Open Accounts
(September 18, 2012)

Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.  say Tennessee needs a highly-educated workforce to continue to attract businesses that bring new jobs to the state. more...


Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Jackson
(August 9, 2012)

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for an Aug. 25 financial literacy summit in Jackson will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and a $20 gas allowance. However, all the summit participants will be getting something much more valuable: Financial literacy lessons that they can teach their students and apply to their own lives. more...


Elementary Teachers Earn a FREE $50 Gift Card and Valuable Financial Literacy Training

(May 14, 2012)

Young Tennesseans can now start learning how to balance a checkbook, develop a household budget and plan for future expenses the same place they learn many other valuable skills – in the classroom. more...


Singer Jimmy Wayne Honored at Grand Ole Opry for Advocacy of Enhanced Foster Services

(May 11, 2012)

County singer Jimmy Wayne was honored by Tennessee State Senator Doug Overbey, Representative Mark White and state Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., this week for his work in advocating for a new law that will extend foster care services to young adults. more...


First Annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner Raises $150,000, Treasurer Lillard Announces

(April 13, 2012)

State Treasurer David Lillard announced that $150,000 was raised at the first annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner in support of financial literacy education in Tennessee. The event, which was held Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the State Capitol, included more than 100 leaders in Tennessee’s business community and the education community. more...


Treasurer Lillard Proposes New Pension Options for Local Governments(January 23, 2012)

To give local governments more choices for their employees’ retirement plans, Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr. today proposed several new options to state legislators for their consideration. more...


State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Murfreesboro
(October 31, 2012)

 

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for a November 10 financial literacy summit in Murfreesboro will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. more...


Tennessee’s new program offers easy, low-cost way to save for college:
State Treasury Department Offers Immediate Incentives for Tennesseans To Open Accounts
(September 18, 2012)

Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.  say Tennessee needs a highly-educated workforce to continue to attract businesses that bring new jobs to the state. more...


(August 9, 2012) Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Jackson

The first 100 elementary school teachers who sign up for an Aug. 25 financial literacy summit in Jackson will each be eligible to receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and a $20 gas allowance. However, all the summit participants will be getting something much more valuable: Financial literacy lessons that they can teach their students and apply to their own lives. more...


(May 14, 2012) Elementary Teachers Earn a FREE $50 Gift Card and Valuable Financial Literacy Training

 

Young Tennesseans can now start learning how to balance a checkbook, develop a household budget and plan for future expenses the same place they learn many other valuable skills – in the classroom. more...


(May 11, 2012) Singer Jimmy Wayne Honored at Grand Ole Opry for Advocacy of Enhanced Foster Services

County singer Jimmy Wayne was honored by Tennessee State Senator Doug Overbey, Representative Mark White and state Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., this week for his work in advocating for a new law that will extend foster care services to young adults. more...


(April 13, 2012) First Annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner Raises $150,000, Treasurer Lillard Announces

State Treasurer David Lillard announced that $150,000 was raised at the first annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner in support of financial literacy education in Tennessee. The event, which was held Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the State Capitol, included more than 100 leaders in Tennessee’s business community and the education community. more...


(January 23, 2012) Treasurer Lillard Proposes New Pension Options for Local Governments

To give local governments more choices for their employees’ retirement plans, Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr. today proposed several new options to state legislators for their consideration. more...


(April 13, 2012) First Annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner Raises $150,000, Treasurer Lillard Announces

State Treasurer David Lillard announced that $150,000 was raised at the first annual Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Dinner in support of financial literacy education in Tennessee. The event, which was held Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the State Capitol, included more than 100 leaders in Tennessee’s business community and the education community. more...

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