Monthly Archives: October 2018


First Source FCU offers free financial education

Originally posted on First Source Federal Credit Union has announced they are now offering the Banzai Financial Education program to our community free of charge. The program offers interactive, age-appropriate, online learning modules for anyone elementary-aged through adulthood. First Source has offered educational programs directly to schools for many years, helping hundreds of teachers incorporate financial education into their classrooms. Thousands of students have [...]

By |2018-10-31T21:16:58+00:00October 31st, 2018|Tags: |

Credit union, schools team up to teach finance

Originally posted on Area students are getting a chance to learn budgeting skills. Banzai, a financial literacy program, teaches students how to create and follow budgets. The company that developed the program partners with small banks and credit unions across the country to provide the service free of charge to schools. In Chenango, Otsego and Delaware counties Banzai is provided through Sidney Federal Credit Union. Eleven school [...]

By |2018-10-30T17:11:31+00:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: |

Credit Union funds money course for area schools

Originally posted on Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. The Polish National Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 54 schools in the Valley free. Hampshire County schools using the program include Amherst, Belchertown, Easthampton, Northampton, Granby, Hatfield, South Hadley and Westhampton. “Banzai is a web-based [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Tags: |

Banzai! Online tool helps teach students about financial responsibility

Originally posted on ABOVE: Gracia DiPace, a teacher at Salem Church Middle School, shows students how to use a Banzai financial tool; Chesterfield Credit Union’s Chris Miller In an effort to encourage financial literacy and responsibility, some Chesterfield County schools have implemented a program to teach students how to manage their money. Banzai, a financial literacy program for students, exposes them to real-life adult financial [...]

By |2018-10-22T22:04:28+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

Free money management tool helps students plan for future

Originally posted on Some important financial lessons are being taught in schools in the Rochester region. They are part of a free program that teachers and students can take advantage of. It is called Banzai. The main message of this program is your money matters and you have to start thinking way ahead about what you want to do with it. “Banzai is a program [...]

By |2018-10-15T21:52:44+00:00October 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Brighton CSD uses software to teach students financial literacy

Originally posted on The Brighton Central School District is continuing a financial literacy program helping students get a head start on important life skills. Teachers in Brighton are using a free literacy program called "Banzai" to educate kids how to manage their money. Now the program is a software platform designed to introduce students to adult financial issues. It features real-life scenarios to illustrate [...]

By |2018-10-04T17:32:16+00:00October 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |