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Bianca Leigh, 10, chooses stickers to place on her piggy bank during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s School Age Program money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. The event concluded “Military Saves Week,” dedicated to raising awareness of smart financial spending in the military community. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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A school aged student writes “toys” when asked “What kinds of things do you like to buy?” during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s School Age Program money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children had a chance to learn the basics of financial management and express themselves through decorated piggy banks. (U.S. Air Force by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Jon Ford, 6, chooses a sticker while Micayla Hull, School Age Program assistant with the 50th Force Support Squadron and Naomi Williams, 9, watches during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s SAP money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children were given a variety of stickers to decorate their piggy banks. (U.S. Air Force by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Liz Archuleta, community readiness consultant with the 50th Force Support Squadron, helps School Age Program children decorate their piggy banks during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s SAP money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children had many decorating options, from stickers to buttons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Brayden Caldwell, 5, places a quarter into his “savings” piggy bank during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s School Age Program money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children were given real money to divide into “spending,” “giving” and “savings” piggy banks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Katie Ford, 6, smiles with her “spending” piggy bank during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s School Age Program money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children learned the importance of financial management during the activity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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School Age Program children smile with their “savings” piggy banks during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s SAP money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Children learned financial management while expressing their creativity decorating piggy banks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.-- -- Bianca Leigh, 10, chooses stickers to place on her piggy bank during the Airman and Family Readiness Center’s School Age Program money activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 2, 2018. The event concluded “Military Saves Week,” dedicated to raising awareness of smart financial spending in the military community. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)