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Student-run credit union opens

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Some Richmond high school students are learning, first-hand, the lessons of finances and savings.

The Times-Dispatch reports how John Marshall High School transformed a janitor's room into the city's first student-run credit union branch.

"New Generations Federal Credit Union" opened Wednesday morning.

The bank is staffed by three student seniors.

The goal is to teach students about money-management and job leadership skills.

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