About 9.5 thousand Ulyanovsk pensioners completed a course of financial literacy

© Fotolia / муѕкіпа6Вид UlyanovskAbout 9.5 thousand Ulyanovsk pensioners completed a course of financial literacy© Fotolia / myskina6

. YTD financial literacy courses have been about nine and a half thousand pensioners in the Ulyanovsk region, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Governor.

In the region since the beginning of this year at the initiative of Governor Sergei Morozov is implementing the project «Ulyanovsk region — the territory of centenarians», in which older people are trained and financial literacy. Courses are held on the basis of social institutions, active aging centers, clubs, senior citizens, unions of pensioners and veterans in the municipalities.

«In modern conditions the older generation needs support from the state, including in providing assistance in teaching. For example, many people, when faced with a Bank card, can not always appreciate the benefits of receiving her pension, plus insurance your life saving contributions. Lecturers are invited experts from financial organizations, insurance companies, offices of the Pension Fund of Russia Ulyanovsk region and the tax service,» — said RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of health, family and social well-being of the Ulyanovsk region Olga Kasimova.