Monthly Archives: February 2018

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TCCU Literacy Program Free For Local Classrooms

Originally posted on www.thejournal-news.net Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Taylorville Community Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 12 schools in the Taylorville, Edinburg, Hillsboro, Litchfield, Morrisonville, Nokomis, Pana, and Raymond areas completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

Financial program for classrooms

Originally posted on www.theclewistonnews.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Everglades Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 7 schools in the Clewiston and Moore Haven areas completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

GCS offers Riverbend-area schools financial education program

Originally posted on www.thetelegraph.com Area teachers are getting a helping hand in educating students about financial literacy, thanks to a partnership between a local credit union and an instructional software company. The program, which is being spearheaded by GCS Credit Union — which has an Alton location, and operates several other branches in the St. Louis area — aims to put a software program called [...]

By |2018-02-27T22:50:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

PennEast shares money managing skills

Originally posted on www.wcexaminer.com For most people, balancing their checkbook is not an exciting activity. But they realize that properly managing their finances is one of the most important life skills. Recognizing the need, many school districts are now incorporating classes providing instruction to students on how to manage their finances. In the Tunkhannock and Trail school districts, a computer program on the internet known [...]

By |2018-02-27T21:06:40+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

Credit union promotes financial literacy

Originally posted on www.carthagerepublicantribune.com COPENHAGEN — Classes on financial literacy and personal finance management have become more popular in high schools and colleges across the U.S. following the economic crisis of the late 2000s. While not required by the state, some high schools in New York do offer students courses to help them manage their personal finances. To help encourage financial literacy in local young [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 9th, 2018|Tags: |

DoverPhila Federal Credit Union provides free program to classrooms

Originally posted on www.timesreporter.com DoverPhila Federal Credit Union is working with national award-winning financial literacy program Banzai to make the curriculum available to 10 schools in Tuscarawas County for free. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education. It has become the largest program of its kind, servicing more than 35,000 teachers and [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: |

Students Learn Financial Literacy Working Through Real Life Scenarios

Originally posted on www.mystateline.com ROCKFORD -  Flinn Middle School students in David Barelli's class get hands on experience making decisions about money using Banzai. He says, "It's a program that gives the kids the opportunity to go through some life scenarios and understand what a budget is and what a budget does for them. How to use a check book and a credit card." Guilford [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Software teaches financial literacy

Originally posted on www.journalinquirer.com Enfield High School is taking innovative steps to give students a crash course in financial literacy. Students use Banzai, a software platform that gives them a chance to deal with real-world problems like budgeting, managing debt, and reconciling bank statements. Banzai is sponsored by local credit unions. For Enfield High, American Eagle Federal Credit Union stepped up to fund the program [...]

By |2018-02-08T22:50:12+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: |