Monthly Archives: January 2019


Interactive program teaches about finance

Originally posted Andalusia High School has partnered with CCB Community Bank to bring Banzai, an interactive program that teaches students different financial concepts. “Banzai is an interactive game that students can use to practice budgeting,” AHS career preparation teacher Lauren Maynor said. “So they have different categories in their budget and they allocate money to different places. When bills come through they have to [...]

By |2019-01-17T21:52:03+00:00January 17th, 2019|Tags: |

Local schools teaching financial literacy to kids

Originally posted on Local schools have been utilizing a new financial literacy program in their classrooms, to better educate kids on how to manage money. ‘Banzai’ is a free resource available to 29 schools in Marquette County, thanks to TruNorth Federal Credit Union. The software online features real-life simulations to illustrate the concepts in a fun and meaningful way to them. From problem-solving, to [...]

By |2019-01-09T18:10:08+00:00January 9th, 2019|Tags: |