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  • Thursday, April 02, 2015 10:18 AM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is recognizing April as Financial Literacy Month by offering a variety of statewide initiatives and educational workshops intended to promote the importance of financial education to Maine citizens. 


  • Monday, February 09, 2015 11:03 AM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is pleased to announce that SALT™, an innovative online program designed to empower students to confidently manage their money and build financial skills for life, is now available to high school students across the state.  Created by American Student Assistance (ASA), SALT offers interactive money management lessons, a scholarship search tool, and numerous resources to assist in planning and paying for college. FAME offers SALT to all Maine high school students through a partnership with ASA.