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Credit union promotes financial literacy

Originally posted on www.carthagerepublicantribune.com COPENHAGEN — Classes on financial literacy and personal finance management have become more popular in high schools and colleges across the U.S. following the economic crisis of the late 2000s. While not required by the state, some high schools in New York do offer students courses to help them manage their personal finances. To help encourage financial literacy in local young [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|Tags: |

DoverPhila Federal Credit Union provides free program to classrooms

Originally posted on www.timesreporter.com DoverPhila Federal Credit Union is working with national award-winning financial literacy program Banzai to make the curriculum available to 10 schools in Tuscarawas County for free. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education. It has become the largest program of its kind, servicing more than 35,000 teachers and [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|Tags: |

Students Learn Financial Literacy Working Through Real Life Scenarios

Originally posted on www.mystateline.com ROCKFORD -  Flinn Middle School students in David Barelli's class get hands on experience making decisions about money using Banzai. He says, "It's a program that gives the kids the opportunity to go through some life scenarios and understand what a budget is and what a budget does for them. How to use a check book and a credit card." Guilford [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Software teaches financial literacy

Originally posted on www.journalinquirer.com Enfield High School is taking innovative steps to give students a crash course in financial literacy. Students use Banzai, a software platform that gives them a chance to deal with real-world problems like budgeting, managing debt, and reconciling bank statements. Banzai is sponsored by local credit unions. For Enfield High, American Eagle Federal Credit Union stepped up to fund the program [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|Tags: |

Credit union promotes financial literacy

Originally posted on www.carthagerepublictribune.com COPENHAGEN — Classes on financial literacy and personal finance management have become more popular in high schools and colleges across the U.S. following the economic crisis of the late 2000s. While not required by the state, some high schools in New York do offer students courses to help them manage their personal finances. To help encourage financial literacy in local young [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Tags: |

Northern Credit Union Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Classrooms

Originally posted on www.informnny.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Northern Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 100 schools in the Watertown, Boonville, Carthage, Lowville, and Pulaski areas completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Tags: |

Bank sponsoring financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.dailyamerican.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. 1st Summit Bank is working with Banzai, an award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to eight schools in the Johnstown, Portage, Sidman and Hollidaysburg areas for free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|Tags: |

Northern Credit Union partnership promotes financial literacy in high schoolers

Originally posted on www.watertowndailytimes.com Classes on financial literacy and personal finance management have become more popular in high schools and colleges across the U.S. following the economic crisis of the late 2000s. While not required by the state, some high schools in New York do offer students courses to help them manage their personal finances. To help encourage financial literacy in local young people, the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Tags: |