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News - May 11, 2012

Securing their futures

Anti-predatory-lending program teaches financial street smarts to East Palo Alto residents

by Sue Dremann

When Maria De la Luz Hernandez's 11-year-old son begs for items he sees on the Internet, she — like most parents — wants to please him. And she also wants her only child to have a good college education. But until she took the Secure Future$ free financial-education course, she had little hope of having enough money for either, she said.

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