Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Leominster Credit Union brings financial literacy program to local schools

Originally posted on leominsterchamp.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Leominster Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Clinton Senior High School, Wachusett Regional High School and Quinsigamond Community College completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 24th, 2015|Tags: |

Students learn financial literacy with Kohler Credit Union

Originally posted on sheboyganpress.com Ask an adult what they wish they understood more clearly before heading into the real world, and many will answer how to better manage household finances. A quick glance at Americans' collective debt, which totals more than $11.52 trillion, proves that there are lessons to be learned. To help improve that knowledge, Kohler Credit Union has partnered with some area middle and high [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 19th, 2015|Tags: |

CAP COM Federal Credit Union

Banzai Literacy Program at MHS Originally posted on theexpressweeklynews.com High school education prepares students for college and for the job market.  The curriculum offers courses in the sciences, language arts, foreign languages, physical education, math and music, providing them with the skills necessary to pass college courses.  Programs offered through BOCES teaches them such job skills as machine technology, cosmetology, auto repair and culinary arts among [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 16th, 2015|Tags: |

First Source Federal Credit Union

Local students learn financial skills through Banzai program Originally posted on uticaod.com Managing debt. Balancing checkbooks. Creating a budget. These skills are important for young adults to master, but aren’t always taught in schools. “Too often students get out of school and they just aren’t ready for the financial roller-coasters life can give us,” said Morgan Vandagriff, co-founder of Banzai, a web-based financial literacy program, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Frontier Community Credit Union

Banzai teaches students financial literacy Originally posted on atchisonglobenow.com Banzai teaches students financial literacy Frontier Community Credit Union has begun sponsoring a free financial literacy program for local schools called Banzai. According to Rachel Yentes, who is part of Banzai’s Public Relations department, Banzai is a software platform designed to introduce students to adult dilemmas such as managing debt, reconciling bank statements, balancing budgets and [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 5th, 2015|Tags: |

Frontier Community Credit Union

Frontier Community Credit Union Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Class Originally posted on kcua.coop     Students from Deb Metsker’s accounting class at Pleasant Ridge High School, USD 449, work through life scenarios in Banzai to learn money management skills. (December 1, 2015) -- Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Frontier Community Credit Union is [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Tags: |

United Southeast FCU

Free program helps Sullivan Central students learn personal finance Originally posted on timesnews.net Posted: Nov 24, 2015 BLOUNTVILLE — Do you pay your rent with cash, check or credit card? What about your funding sources for utilities and gasoline? When it comes to questions like this in personal finance classes at Sullivan Central High School, a local credit union is helping students by sponsoring a [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00November 24th, 2015|Tags: |

Sharon Credit Union

Financial reality check at Mansfield High School Originally posted on thesunchronicle.com During the interactive financial literacy program Banzai, Mansfield High School personal finance students are faced with a number of realistic financial life scenarios. As part of the program, students learn about saving for college, paying credit card debt, paying everyday living expenses, dealing with overdraft bank account fees and living within their means. Those [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00September 28th, 2015|Tags: |