10/17/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Teaching Kids About Credit While The Nation Learns Its Lesson

See Sally. See Sally run from the bank. Run Sally run.

In the midst of one of the worst banking crises in decades, the U.S. Treasury Department today will launch a long-planned program to teach young Americans about credit and other financial matters.

The theme of the campaign: "Don't let your credit put you in a bad place."

Like in bankruptcy court?

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Ongoing coverage of the Lehman bankruptcy at the Huffington Post