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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Arkansas ranks 49 out of 50 states in terms of financial literacy.

This means that the average Arkansan has trouble understanding basic financial issues such as balancing checkbooks and credit cards.

To combat this issue, there is a free workshop is this week specifying in the basics to investing your money.

THV11's Elle Mohs has more about what to expect at this workshop. Learn more at getreadyforthefuture.com.