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Patriot Bank survey spotlights student savings and struggles with debt

Originally posted on www.westfaironline.com Struggles with paying off mounting credit card debt, while still hoping to save extra cash for the future, are plaguing students across Westchester and Fairfield counties, according to a Patriot Bank survey. In the survey, which polled students in Westchester, Fairfield and surrounding counties, the Stamford-headquartered bank found that 66 percent of college-level respondents had a credit card and more than [...]

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One Nevada Credit Union Brings Financial Literacy to Washoe Schools

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Real life learning

Originally posted on www.journalreview.com Draven Byrkett is learning life can be tough when it comes to banking. “As far as I knew, a bank was something you put your money in and you saved it,” the Crawfordsville eighth grader said. Draven and his classmates are practicing managing debt and balancing a checkbook through Banzai, an online program that uses real-world situations to teach financial literacy [...]

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Clinton bank sponsors financial literacy for kids

Originally posted on www.telegram.com Clinton Savings Bank is working with Banzai Inc., an online financial education platform, to make financial literacy training available free to Clinton, Tahanto Regional and West Boylston Middle Schools. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life,” Morgan Vandagriff, co-founder of Banzai, said in a [...]

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Steuben Trust Company

Originally posted on www.wellsvilledaily.com Steuben Trust sponsors free financial literacy program for area districts HORNELL — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Steuben Trust Company is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 12 schools across Steuben, Allegany, Livingston and Monroe counties for free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy [...]

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Steuben Trust sponsors free financial literacy program for area districts

Originally posted on www.the-leader.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Steuben Trust Company is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 12 schools across Steuben, Allegany, Livingston and Monroe counties for free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

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School districts, bank team up on Banzai program

Originally posted on www.eveningtribune.com HORNELL — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Steuben Trust Company is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 12 schools across Steuben, Allegany, Livingston and Monroe counties for free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work [...]

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School assistance

Originally posted on www.wzzm13.com GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - If students learned early on the importance of allocating every dollar wisely, would they avoid the pitfalls of debt later in life? A local credit union is sponsoring a program it believes answers that question. Kentwood-based Community West Credit Union is footing the bill to provide access to Banzai — an online financial education platform that takes [...]

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