Monthly Archives: January 2016


Wayne Savings Community Bank to assist local students with free program

Originally posted on Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Wayne Savings Community Bank is working with Banzai – a national award-winning financial literacy program – to make curriculum available to six schools in Wooster, Rittman, Creston and Ashland. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts and they work through assignments that are [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 27th, 2016|Tags: |

NuVista Federal Credit Union teaches financial curriculum to Western Slope students

Originally posted on ABC OURAY, Colo.-- Over 17,000 teachers nationwide are using an online curriculum to help their students learn the language of money. Banzai Life Scenarios was started in 2007 by a former investment advisor to keep young adults from learning the hard way. Teachers get the curricula that help them meet educational requirements for free. "My daughter takes a picture of her [...]

By |2017-01-26T17:29:54+00:00January 13th, 2016|Tags: |

Penn East FCU program teaches students fiscal reality

Originally posted on A new program supported by local credit unions is helping students in area school districts learn financial literacy and independence. The state Department of Education requires the teaching of financial literacy. Banzai is a Web-based program that offers students real-life experience for maintaining money. The weeklong program is part of many financial literacy classes in area schools. Support for the course [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2016|Tags: |

First Citizens National Bank Program teaches local students to manage money

Originally posted on JACKSON, Tenn. — Local high school students learn how to manage money as a software program teaches them how to avoid financial mistakes. Brett Heinemeyer teaches a personal finance course at Liberty Tech Magnet High School in Jackson that shows students how to budget, save and spend money. “This is definitely helping them prepare for the real world,” he said. Banzai, an online [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2016|Tags: , |

Fibre Federal Credit Union Money Matters: Students take financial lessons from the classroom to the real world

Originally posted on Four months ago, Holly Snook didn’t know how to write a check. Now, the Seaside High School freshman is planning to enter college as a business major. The difference over the course of a few months was Banzai, a program that partners financial institutions with local teachers and students to teach money management and financial literacy. Recently, Seaside High School partnered [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2016|Tags: |