Northern Credit Union partnership promotes financial literacy in high schoolers

Originally posted on www.watertowndailytimes.com Classes on financial literacy and personal finance management have become more popular in high schools and colleges across the U.S. following the economic crisis of the late 2000s. While not required by the state, some high schools in New York do offer students courses to help them manage their personal finances. To help encourage financial literacy in local young people, the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

Financial education at Northwest Early College High

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Mercy High School students get real-world experience managing finances through free software

Originally posted on www.middletownpress.com Sloane Proto, a senior at Mercy High School, was so surprised to learn recently how buying one cup of coffee a day depletes her discretionary income that she was inspired to put aside as much as $100 a week for the future. She is one of 70 students in Mercy High School Business/Technology Teacher Lynn Curello’s business and personal finance classes [...]

By |January 19th, 2018|Tags: |

Award-winning financial literacy program available across Wyoming

Originally posted on www.wyomingbusinessreport.com Wyoming students are getting an education in how to manage their money. Students in Buffalo, Burns, Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Mountain View, Pine Bluffs and Sheridan are working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program.  First Education Federal Credit Union has made the Banzai curriculum available to eight schools in the Cheyenne area completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy [...]

By |January 9th, 2018|Tags: |

First Southwest sponsors financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.montevistajournal.com ALAMOSA — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. First Southwest Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 31 schools in the San Luis Valley, Pagosa, Bayfield, Durango and Cortez areas completely free. Banzai is an interactive, online financial literacy program for middle school and high [...]

By |January 4th, 2018|Tags: |

First Southwest Bank Partners with online education program

Originally posted on www.the-journal.com First Southwest Bank announced in a news release that it will sponsor a web-based financial literacy program to 31 schools in the San Luis Valley, Pagosa, Bayfield, Durango and Cortez areas. The program is called Banzai, an financial literacy program. In an email to The Journal, Emily Inman, public relations manager of Banzai, said the company hopes to reach students across the [...]

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Purdue Federal Credit Union Shows Commitment to Financial Literacy Through Student Programs

Originally posted on www.laportecountylife.com When it comes to credit unions, few in Northwest Indiana have shown a greater commitment to the schools than Purdue Federal Credit Union, who have been involved in youth outreach and education in the Region for many years. “We start them out at a young age with our Savers and Cents program, that’s the first thing we offer,” said Melissa Vega, [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Banzai providing financial literacy for area schools

Originally posted on www.bentoneveningnews.com ELDORADO -- A program that teaches students real-world lessons regarding money is proving popular with local schools, according to those involved with the program. Banzai is an online financial education platform designed to give students practical lessons about money and finances without risking their own dollars, says Banzai public relations manager Emily Inman. "It's a financial literacy program used by over [...]

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