Monthly Archives: April 2015


Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union

Dollars and sense: Programs teach children financial literacy Originally posted on One of the first things Charisse Smith asks her students at Western Middle School is, “If I gave you $20, what would you do with it?” Their answers give Smith insight to her students’ current spending habits and provide a jumping-off point for the financial literacy concepts she covers in her Family And [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 28th, 2015|Tags: |

Accentra Credit Union

Groups partner to help students build a financial foundation Originally posted on Area students are getting a taste of paying bills and loans a little earlier. To help students better understand financial budgeting, Accentra Credit Union partnered with area schools to provide students a series of learning tools through Banzai — an online financial literacy program for local educators and youth. Accentra is paying [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 27th, 2015|Tags: |

University Federal Credit Union

Utah County students to get access to personal finance program Originally posted on University Federal Credit Union signed an agreement with Banzai on March 17, making the Banzai program available to Davis, Salt Lake and Utah County schools. The largest of its kind, the program is being used in 50 states by more than 14,000 teachers. The Provo-based company was founded in the late [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 19th, 2015|Tags: |

Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union

Free program will teach Hudson kids meaning of 'money' Originally posted on JERSEY CITY -- Karen Velasquez believes that financial literacy lessons should start as early as preschool. As the marketing and business development director at the Jersey City-based Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union, Velasquez speaks about the meaning of "money" to preschool through college students. But her children received her first money lesson, when they were tiny, and wasting electricity, she said. She took [...]

By |2017-01-27T21:59:58+00:00April 16th, 2015|Tags: |

Wings Financial Credit Union

New program teaches money literacy Originally posted on April is National Financial Literacy month in the United States, an ideal time for students to learn some of the money management skills needed to navigate the ‘real world.’ To help teachers build financial management curriculum in their classrooms, Wings Financial Credit Union has partnered with Banzai to bring a free program to interested schools in [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 15th, 2015|Tags: |

Keesler Federal Credit Union

Eighth-grade students learn how to manage money Originally posted on Recently, Keesler Federal Credit Union sponsored an online program to promote financial literacy in classrooms across southern Mississippi. Local teacher Carolyn Pace said she implemented the program into her classroom's agenda to teach her students how to handle finances correctly. Pace is an eighth-grade teacher at Picayune Junior High School. She started the three-week [...]

By |2017-01-27T22:03:21+00:00April 9th, 2015|Tags: |