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Armco Credit Union to Offer Financial Literacy Program to Local Students

Originally posted on butlerradio.com Armco Credit Union is offering a financial literacy program to local high school students. The web-based program is called Banzai and is available for free to any local high school teacher interested in covering topics such as budgeting, using credit wisely, and developing saving habits. The Banzai program allows students to enter a virtual world of decision making that includes scenarios [...]

By |2019-11-13T23:11:57+00:00November 13th, 2019|Tags: |

First Source, VVS team up to help students understand basic finances

Originally posted on romesentinel.com VERONA — First Source Federal Credit Union and Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Middle School have teamed up to help students gain a better understanding of basic finances, through a Banzai Financial Education program sponsored by First Source, said the VVS district. Prior to using Banzai, middle school Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Elissa Widomski had been playing an educational finance game with students to make [...]

By |2019-11-11T18:29:06+00:00November 11th, 2019|Tags: |

First United Bank makes award-winning financial literacy program free for local classrooms

Originally posted on ntxe-news.com Local students will be getting a free education on how to manage their money. First United Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make their curriculum available to 31 Texas 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 |2019-10-08T17:05:05+00:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: |

Bonneville Bank works to provide financial literacy course to kids

Originally posted on heraldextra.com   Bonneville Bank announced Tuesday it is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program based in Provo to make Banzai’s curriculum available to seven Utah County schools for free, according to a press release. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education, the press release states. According [...]

By |2019-09-11T16:26:39+00:00September 11th, 2019|Tags: |

Interactive literacy program starting central Illinois students young, helping budget

Originally posted on centralillinoisproud.com   More than 60 schools throughout central Illinois are using an interactive program that’s starting students young and helping them budget called Banzai! “It prepares them for the future and the choices that they’ll have to make with their own money,” said Holly Cox, Assistant Principal at Sugar Creek Elementary School. “This is great for students, for their future, it’s great [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:48:38+00:00August 29th, 2019|Tags: , |

Chattanooga Federal Employees Credit Union Makes Financial Literacy Program Free For Classrooms

Originally posted on www.chattanoogan.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Chattanooga Federal Employees Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to six schools in the Chattanooga area free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program," said Morgan Vandagriff, co-founder of Banzai. "Kids have their own bank accounts, and [...]

By |2019-08-29T00:18:41+00:00August 29th, 2019|Tags: |

Security First Bank is Recognized for Fostering Financial Literacy in Nebraska and South Dakota Communities Through Online Courses and Hands-On Programs

Originally posted on www.cardrates.com Courses and Articles Make Financial Knowledge Accessible Security First Bank had been looking for the right online learning service to enhance its educational efforts when it found Banzai at the Financial Brand Forum. In January 2019, the bank announced its partnership with the award-winning, web-based financial literacy program.   “We liked their approach and their underlying philosophy. It was also priced in a way that [...]

By |2019-05-29T04:04:35+00:00May 29th, 2019|Tags: |

How-to-handle-money courses promoted

Originally posted on www.plymouth-review.com In an effort to prepare students for the real world challenges that await them in adulthood, a partnership between two local financial institutions and area school districts has brought the importance of financial literacy to the forefront in Sheboygan County. The vital subject of financial literacy has developed into a key component of the curriculum at the elementary, middle and high [...]

By |2019-05-23T21:17:45+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Tags: |