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Bank brings financial literacy program to classrooms

Originally posted on crestviewbulletin.com CRESTVIEW — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. CCB Community Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to local high schools at no charge. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|

CCB, Banzai offer finance classes to local high schools

Originally posted on Andalusiastarnews.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. CCB Community Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to six local high schools completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life,” Morgan [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|

Pinnacle Bank sponsors financial course

Originally posted on the Schuyler Sun Schuyler students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Pinnacle Bank is working with Banzai, a national financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Schuyler Middle School and Schuyler Central High School at no cost. “With Banzai, kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life," said [...]

By |September 11th, 2016|

Sno-Falls Credit Union helps local students learn financial literacy

Originally posted on Snoqualmie Valley Record Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money, with the support of Sno Falls Credit Union. The Snoqualmie-based credit union is working with Banzai, a financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to five schools in the Snoqualmie Valley School District, Chief Kanim Middle School, Twin Falls Middle School, Mount Si High School, the [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|

Students Learning Adult Financial Dilemmas

Originally posted on ldnews.com Whether they’re ready or not, students will be out in the real world before they know it. One major aspect of the real world is managing one’s own money by the use of a budget, while also having a bank account and knowing the ins and outs of it. But students throughout Lebanon County will now be prepared for financial challenges [...]

By |May 28th, 2016|

Los Alamos High students working on financial literacy in elective class

Originally posted on santafenewmexican.com Tonya Collins said some of her children have made poor choices with their money. She didn’t want her teen daughter, Dori Archuleta, to fall into the same habits. So she urged Dori to sign up for Ray Henderson’s financial literacy class at Los Alamos High School. “I think it’s important for teenagers to learn how to manage their money,” Collins said. [...]

By |May 22nd, 2016|

Financial literacy program teaches students how to manage money

Originally posted on journaltimes.com RACINE — Lilie Larson, 11, has noticed a change in her spending habits lately, particularly in that she’s less inclined to spend her money on a whim. Instead, she’s been saving her money for future expenses, like souvenirs during her upcoming vacation to Florida — something she’s started since she and her classmates at St. Lucy’s School, 3035 Drexel Ave., began [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|

Program to help students with financial literacy skills

Originally posted on wsaw.com Being able to manage your finances is an important skill to have as a responsible adult, but many people still have trouble with basic banking and investing. It's why more schools in Northcentral Wisconsin are taking a new approach to teaching financial education, through a computer based program that simulates real-world financial situations to better prepare students on how to handle [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|