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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: |

Fall River Municipal Credit Union leading way in financial literacy

Originally posted on www.heraldnews.com Fall River Municipal Credit Union was established on Feb. 6, 1930 and through the years has continued to seek out opportunities to aid members in improving their financial situation. Whether providing a means to save for planned events or expenditures or providing affordable loans for major purchases, FRMCU has always sought out products and services to aid members in becoming responsible [...]

By |2019-05-21T16:58:16+00:00May 21st, 2019|Tags: |

Money moves

Originally posted on www.southcoasttoday.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 22 schools in Bristol, Plymouth and Barnstable counties completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through [...]

By |2019-04-29T00:02:09+00:00April 29th, 2019|Tags: |

Banking on the future

Originally posted on www.issuu.com Schools are designed to teach today's youth the basics: reading, writing, arithmetic, science, and history. But there's one subject that most students aren't being taught in the classroom: financial literacy. From learning how to create a budget and understanding how and why you should save money to navigating credit and keeping your identity safe, introducing financial literacy early equips the next [...]

By |2019-04-28T23:09:42+00:00April 28th, 2019|Tags: |