Monthly Archives: October 2013


Beacon Credit Union

Program teaches students about money in the real world Originally posted on Through Beacon Credit Union, a financial literacy program has been made available to county teachers at no charge. Called Banzai, the program teaches high school and middle school students financial concepts through real-life scenarios. It aims to provide solutions that students will need post-graduation. In the program, students are given a job, [...]

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High school students learn real life money skills Originally posted on PAYSON, Ill. (WGEM) - Schools across the tri-states are tightening their budgets each year, and that means many important classes are dropped from the curriculum. Now, thanks to help from the community kids are learning important life skills. High school is a time where many people land their first job. And, many of them [...]

By |2017-01-31T21:53:44+00:00October 3rd, 2013|Tags: |