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Magnify Credit Union sponsors financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.yoursun.com Reading, writing, and arithmetic–all important to a student’s success in life. But, what about knowledge and understanding of finances? Magnify Credit Union has responded to this underserved subject area by sponsoring Banzai, a software program that uses real-life simulations of financial dilemmas, intended to explicate the concepts in a fun and engaging way. Available in all 50 states, over 35,000 teachers [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Tags: |

Wings uplifts students with financial knowledge

Originally posted on www.hometownsource.com April may be National Financial Literacy Month, but a locally-based business has been working with south-of the river schools to help young people better understand saving and spending all year long. Wings Financial Credit Union, headquartered in Apple Valley, provides materials free of charge to several Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools. Representatives visit classrooms, host reality fairs and give presentations. “Everything that we [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Tags: |

First County Bank sponsors financial literacy program at NCHS

Originally posted on www.ncadvertiser.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. First County Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to eight schools in the New Canaan, Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, Westport, and Wilton areas completely free, including New Canaan High School. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program,” Morgan Vandagriff, [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Tags: |

FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH: A SOFTWARE OPTION FOR TEACHERS

Originally posted on www.lansingbusinessnews.com April is generally a time for new beginnings and change. That change could also include your financial well-being. Since April is National Financial Literacy Month, the financial well-being we all strive for is the focus of the national campaign, with an extra effort to spread awareness to teachers about a free literacy program available to them – all thanks to local [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Tags: |

Credit union helps students learn about money

Originally posted on www.whig.com Liberty High School sophomore Grace Shanks already has figured out one way to handle her money from a part-time job. Half of it goes into savings, and the other half she can use for whatever she wants. Learning more about finances -- thanks to a program offered through Members First Community Credit Union -- helps Shanks and some of her classmates [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Tags: |

Bank offering students financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.indianagazette.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. 1st Summit Bank is working with Banzai, a national 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 [...]

By |March 13th, 2018|Tags: |

TCCU Literacy Program Free For Local Classrooms

Originally posted on www.thejournal-news.net Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Taylorville Community Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 12 schools in the Taylorville, Edinburg, Hillsboro, Litchfield, Morrisonville, Nokomis, Pana, and Raymond areas completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

Financial program for classrooms

Originally posted on www.theclewistonnews.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Everglades Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 7 schools in the Clewiston and Moore Haven areas completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|Tags: |