Press Room

September 15, 2008

Media Advisory:
Treasury to Release Multi-Media Campaign to Teach Young Adults About Credit

The Treasury Department, in partnership with the Ad Council, will release a new multi-media campaign Tuesday aimed at combating the issue of financial illiteracy among young adults. The campaign includes television, radio and web banners, including a radio spot in Spanish. Department officials will preview the television and radio spots, as well as a new web site providing free financial information and tools.


Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Education Dan Iannicola, Jr.


Launch of Treasury Multi-Media Campaign on Credit


Tuesday, September 16, 9:30 a.m. EDT


Treasury Department
Media Room (4121)
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.


Media without Treasury press credentials should contact Frances Anderson at (202) 622-2960, or with the following information: full name, Social Security number, and date of birth.