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Free money management tool helps students plan for future

Originally posted on www.whec.com Some important financial lessons are being taught in schools in the Rochester region. They are part of a free program that teachers and students can take advantage of. It is called Banzai. The main message of this program is your money matters and you have to start thinking way ahead about what you want to do with it. “Banzai is a program [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Brighton CSD uses software to teach students financial literacy

Originally posted on www.rochesterfirst.com The Brighton Central School District is continuing a financial literacy program helping students get a head start on important life skills. Teachers in Brighton are using a free literacy program called "Banzai" to educate kids how to manage their money. Now the program is a software platform designed to introduce students to adult financial issues. It features real-life scenarios to illustrate [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Financial Literacy program preparing students for adulthood

Originally posted on www.kztv10.com

By |September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Middle School students learning about financial responsibility

Originally posted on www.wbko.com Some Warren County students are learning about financial responsibility at an early age. Banzai, an online program that teaches a variety of things like budgeting and how to handle credit cards, is being used by schools in Warren County. Students at both South Warren Middle School and Warren East Middle School use the program "They can start planning now for their [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Area banks offer financial literacy software to schools

Originally posted on www.newstribune.com Mid-Missouri banks are sponsoring area schools’ access to a software program that helps introduce students to the financial realities they’ll face as adults. Banzai is free online financial literacy program — based in Provo, Utah — with different course levels for students 8-18 years old. The program is free for students because of the sponsorships of local banks and credit unions: [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: |

Hope bank helping students learn money management

Originally posted on www.salinapost.com Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money, thanks to the First National Bank of Hope. The First National Bank of Hope is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to seven schools in the Hope area completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Tags: |

Hope Bank Makes Finance Program Free for Local Classrooms

Originally posted on www.ksal.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. The First National Bank of Hope is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 7 schools in the Hope area completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Tags: |

New program teaches financial responsibility to area youths

Originally posted on www.kristv.com Officials with First Community Bank are sponsoring a new program aimed to teach financial responsibility to youth. The program called “Banzai” is offered at 14 schools from Corpus Christi to Victoria. Students at West Oso High School use Banzai in their Principles of Business and Finance class. The program teaches students how to use a debit or credit card and distinguish [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |