Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Pinnacle Bank Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Classrooms

Originally posted on polkcountynewspaper.com Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Pinnacle Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make Banzai's curriculum available completely free for students at Cross County Jr/Sr High School, High Plains Jr/Sr High School, Shelby-Rising City High School and Osceola High School. "With Banzai, kids get their own accounts, and [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00October 19th, 2016|Tags: |

Credit Union teams up with financial literacy program

Originally posted on rapidcityjournal.com Sentinel Federal Credit Union has teamed up with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program to make the financial literacy curriculum available free of charge to 10 schools in Rapid City, Box Elder, Hill City, Custer and Winner. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life," [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00October 16th, 2016|Tags: |

Game lets students learn real-life money lessons

Originally posted on athensmessenger.com Students throughout Athens County using Banzai, an online financial literacy software program, may feel like they’re playing a game, but the program, free to area schools, lets students learn how to responsibly keep track of money. Nelsonville-York High School teachers Josh Bartlett and Cara Bookman both use the program and find it beneficial for their students, they said. Students must balance [...]

By |2017-01-25T19:46:57+00:00October 15th, 2016|Tags: |

Credit union underwrites school literacy program

Originally posted on TrentonTrib.com       Wayne County students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Downriver Community Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to 14 Wayne County schools completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00October 13th, 2016|Tags: |

Banzai, free; lesson, priceless

Originally posted on: The Garden Island  LIHUE — Rather than having to experience the burden of an overdraft or getting behind on credit card payments, students from 18 schools on the Garden Isle have access to an online tool designed to teach them about making healthy financial decisions. “The real issue was none of our kids were getting any exposure to financial literacy,” said Gary [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00October 2nd, 2016|Tags: |