Yearly Archives: 2012

/2012

Team One Credit Union

Saginaw-based Team One Credit Union offers financial literacy program to area schools Originally posted on mlive.com SAGINAW, MI - Team One Credit Union has teamed with Banzai, a national financial literacy program, to offer the course to local teachers and students free of charge. Banzai is an interactive online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education. It [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00November 28th, 2012|Tags: |

Northeast Credit Union

Credit Union Week: Northeast Credit Union helps educate NH's future consumers Originally posted on unionleader.com With high school graduation come cakes, cards and congratulatory parties for students in local communities. However, graduation can also bring a big reality check for young people as they step into the real world. Northeast Credit Union is a proud supporter of a financial literacy program in selected New Hampshire [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00October 14th, 2012|Tags: |

Altra Federal Credit Union

Altra Federal Credit Union makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Classrooms Banzai Teaches Students Money Management Through Real-Life Scenarios Originally posted on discoverclarksville.com Clarksville, TN – Altra Federal Credit Union has stepped forward to help local students learn to manage money in a fun, real-world way. The local credit union has teamed with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00September 26th, 2012|Tags: |

Henrico Federal Credit Union

Originally posted on henricocitizen.com Henrico Federal Credit Union has teamed with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to help local students learn to manage their money in a fun, real-world way. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education. Students are exposed to real-life scenarios where they learn to pay their bills [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00September 20th, 2012|Tags: |

Grow Financial

Banzai program teaches students financial literacy lessons Originally posted on tampabay.com Countryside High teacher Karol Gotte has several cautionary tales to tell about kids and credit cards. Like the one where a former student maxed out on a $10,000 card. Or when a girl kept paying the minimum balance on a $2,000 credit card bill until her parents saw her monthly statements and paid it [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00June 23rd, 2012|Tags: |

Dane County Credit Union

School Spotlight: Teaching real-life money skills Originally posted on host.madison.com WAUNAKEE — Paying off a credit card when there's not enough money in the bank. Paying rent or going out to eat. Facing overdraft charges on a checking account. Tracking the stock market. Those are some of the real-life scenarios high school students encounter under a computer-based financial literacy program offered free through a partnership [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00April 2nd, 2012|Tags: |

Dane County Credit Union

Parenting Project: Dollars and "Sense" Originally posted on wkow.com WAUNAKEE (WKOW) -- It can be hard to teach your child the value of a dollar. But a class at Waunakee High School prepares students for when they have to survive on their own. Freshman Chandler McElrath is in the class. She says, "I didn't learn that a CD was not an actually physical CD until [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00March 22nd, 2012|Tags: |

Heritage South Community Credit Union

Money matters taught Originally posted on marshalltribune.com Some Forrest students were gaining financial literacy through an Internet-based computer program this week. Twenty juniors and seniors chose to take Robby Joyce's 18-week financial planning elective, and this week they were using Banzai!, a free program provided by Heritage South Community Credit Union. The students signed in at a computer and worked their way through a series [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00March 16th, 2012|Tags: |