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Patriot Bank sponsors financial literacy for NY and CT students

Originally posted on www.westfaironline.com Students in Westchester and Fairfield counties are getting a free lesson in financial education, some before they’ve even earned their first paycheck. Stamford-based Patriot Bank has partnered with financial literacy firm Banzai Inc. to offer the company’s web-based educational curriculum to students in 15 schools in the neighboring New York and Connecticut counties. The bank, which has seven branches in Fairfield [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Kapolei Students Benefit from Free Financial Literacy Program

Originally posted on www.thevoiceofkapolei.com April is National Financial Literacy Month, and it’s dedicated to helping Americans improve their financial well-being. To address this issue, Hickam Federal Credit Union has stepped forward in the Kapolei area to sponsor Banzai, a world-class software platform designed to introduce students to adult financial dilemmas. The program features real life simulations to illustrate the concepts in a fun and meaningful [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

ISU Credit Union makes financial literacy program free to local schools

Originally posted on www.minicassia.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. ISU Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Pocatello, Ammon, Burley, and Rupert 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 [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Tags: |

Local business and school districts teaming up to offer students financial practice

Originally posted on www.upmatters.com Teachers across the U.P. say it's sometimes difficult to provide students with real-life, financial experiences. One U.P. business is teaming up with school districts to make it a little easier. It's called Banzai and it's helping teachers provide real-life financial experiences for their students. One of its recent sponsors is the Michigan Tech Employees Credit Union. "In essence, it kind of [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial literacy program free for Robertson classrooms

Originally posted on www.tennessean.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. The Credit Union for Robertson County is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available completely free to Robertson County schools as well as to Sumner and Cheatham county schools, within the credit union’s 25-mile membership eligibility area. “Banzai is a web-based financial [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Tags: |

Program provides financial literacy for students

Originally posted on www.thermopir.com Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Pinnacle Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make Banzai’s curriculum available completely free for students at Hot Springs County High School and Thermopolis Middle School. “With Banzai, kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life,” [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Elgin students learn about managing money through “Banzai” program

Originally posted on www.kswo.com Students at Elgin High School are learning about the importance of managing and budgeting their money through a program called "Banzai". It's provided by Fort Sill Credit Union, and is a web-based financial literacy class aimed at middle and high school students. There are currently 15 schools in Comanche County that provide the program to over 600 students. The program is [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Tags: |

Houghton area schools apply financial skills to K-12 curriculum using free software

Originally posted on www.thenorthwindonline.com A new program aimed at helping students learn financial responsibility is being offered to K-12 public school students in the Upper Peninsula. The program is called Banzai and is being used by teachers from the Houghton public school district as a way of preparing students for financial skills they will need once they graduate high school. Banzai works through a partnership between [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Tags: |