Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Learning Curve: Banzai Curriculum in Daviess Co. Schools

Originally posted on In the Learning Curve, 44News goes Inside the Community with the Daviess County Teachers Federal Credit Union. The DCTFCU sponsors Banzai curriculum. And it teaches students the fundamentals of budgeting and the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Tina Payne with DCTFCU says it saw a need in the community for financial literacy in schools that reflected the products in [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:05:12+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Tags: , |

Free financial literacy program

Originally posted in the Wetzel Chronicle newspaper Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program to make curriculum available to area elementary schools and high schools completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids gets their own accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00May 17th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial Literacy

Originally posted on Financial Partners Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a financial literacy program, to make free curriculum available to Woodburn, Leo-Cedarville, Antwerp, Hoagland and Paulding areas. Students are exposed to real-life scenarios where they learn to pay bills and balance a budget while managing unexpected expenses, interest charges and overdraft fees. The program also introduces students to auto loans, bank statements, [...]

By |2017-05-17T18:24:51+00:00May 17th, 2017|Tags: |

Banzai teaches financial literacy at Freeport Alternative High School

Originally posted on FREEPORT — When people read about the United States government’s trillions of dollars of debt, the response is often — “it is business as usual.” It’s hard to comprehend large amounts of money like that, and thankfully, the average person’s finances are not as complicated. But what does the average student know about managing money and learning how to be responsible [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00May 16th, 2017|Tags: |

Teachers invited to apply for financial literacy curriculum

Originally posted on Westmark Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national financial literacy program, to make financial literacy curriculum available to 44 Idaho schools free of charge. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks. The program aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education, according to a press release. Students using the program are exposed to real-life scenarios where [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00May 10th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial Education Is In Reach With Banzai

Originally posted on Students can learn how to deal with money dilemmas earlier in life thanks to Banzai, a software platform that intro- duces them to adult financial issues. Sponsored by Hickam Federal Credit Union, Banzai is free for teachers and students. “Most states teach the bare minimum about financial literacy (if at all), and students don’t understand how to avoid debt when they [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00May 8th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial education program available free for educators

Originally ran through Brownwood Bulletin A free financial literacy program being used at several area high schools through the sponsorship of an Abilene area credit union is also available at no charge to teachers. The online program called Banzai may be of particular interest to educators now because April is National Financial Literacy, Emily Inman, public relations manager of Banzai based in Provo, Utah, said. [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00May 8th, 2017|Tags: |

Local credit union helping students learn how to manage their money

Originally posted on Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. The Credit Union for Robertson County is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available completely free to Robertson County schools as well as to Sumner and Cheatham County schools, within the credit union's 25-mile membership eligibility area. "Banzai is a web-based financial [...]

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