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Rollstone Bank & Trust unveils online financial education resources

Originally posted on Rollstone Bank & Trust has unveiled a new free service through its website designed to educate customers and the general public on the basics of financial literacy — from managing a checking or savings account to how to save for retirement — in an effort to contribute to the financial wellness of the greater Massachusetts community. “A bi-annual study of high [...]

By |2019-11-21T17:40:28+00:00November 21st, 2019|Tags: |

Armco Credit Union to Offer Financial Literacy Program to Local Students

Originally posted on Armco Credit Union is offering a financial literacy program to local high school students. The web-based program is called Banzai and is available for free to any local high school teacher interested in covering topics such as budgeting, using credit wisely, and developing saving habits. The Banzai program allows students to enter a virtual world of decision making that includes scenarios [...]

By |2019-11-13T23:11:57+00:00November 13th, 2019|Tags: |

First Source, VVS team up to help students understand basic finances

Originally posted on VERONA — First Source Federal Credit Union and Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Middle School have teamed up to help students gain a better understanding of basic finances, through a Banzai Financial Education program sponsored by First Source, said the VVS district. Prior to using Banzai, middle school Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Elissa Widomski had been playing an educational finance game with students to make [...]

By |2019-11-11T18:29:06+00:00November 11th, 2019|Tags: |

First United Bank makes award-winning financial literacy program free for local classrooms

Originally posted on Local students will be getting a free education on how to manage their money. First United Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make their curriculum available to 31 Texas schools completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on real life," Morgan [...]

By |2019-10-08T17:05:05+00:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: |

Bonneville Bank works to provide financial literacy course to kids

Originally posted on   Bonneville Bank announced Tuesday it is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program based in Provo to make Banzai’s curriculum available to seven Utah County schools for free, according to a press release. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education, the press release states. According [...]

By |2019-09-11T16:26:39+00:00September 11th, 2019|Tags: |

Interactive literacy program starting central Illinois students young, helping budget

Originally posted on   More than 60 schools throughout central Illinois are using an interactive program that’s starting students young and helping them budget called Banzai! “It prepares them for the future and the choices that they’ll have to make with their own money,” said Holly Cox, Assistant Principal at Sugar Creek Elementary School. “This is great for students, for their future, it’s great [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:48:38+00:00August 29th, 2019|Tags: , |

Purdue Federal Provides Banzai Financial Literacy for Local Schools

Originally posted on April is National Financial Literacy month, but Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) focuses on financial literacy year-round by offering free one-on-one counseling sessions and group presentations for the community as well as free resources like Banzai!TM for local schools. During the 2018-19 school year, Purdue Federal has provided more than 2,000 free Banzai teaching packets to 42 teachers in our [...]

By |2019-05-01T03:11:51+00:00April 18th, 2019|Tags: |

Free program teaches local students about financial literacy

Originally posted on Understanding how to manage finances is one of the most important skills needed by young adults. Now local students have the opportunity to learn the importance of financial literacy and fiscal responsibility through a free program known as Banzai. Banzai is “a world-class software platform designed to introduce students to adult financial dilemmas,” according to Nicole Hillman, Banzai public relations. “The program [...]

By |2019-05-01T03:10:16+00:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: |