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Free money management tool helps students plan for future

Originally posted on www.whec.com 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 |October 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Brighton CSD uses software to teach students financial literacy

Originally posted on www.rochesterfirst.com 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 |October 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Financial Literacy program preparing students for adulthood

Originally posted on www.kztv10.com

By |September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Middle School students learning about financial responsibility

Originally posted on www.wbko.com Some Warren County students are learning about financial responsibility at an early age. Banzai, an online program that teaches a variety of things like budgeting and how to handle credit cards, is being used by schools in Warren County. Students at both South Warren Middle School and Warren East Middle School use the program "They can start planning now for their [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Area banks offer financial literacy software to schools

Originally posted on www.newstribune.com Mid-Missouri banks are sponsoring area schools’ access to a software program that helps introduce students to the financial realities they’ll face as adults. Banzai is free online financial literacy program — based in Provo, Utah — with different course levels for students 8-18 years old. The program is free for students because of the sponsorships of local banks and credit unions: [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: |

New program teaches financial responsibility to area youths

Originally posted on www.kristv.com Officials with First Community Bank are sponsoring a new program aimed to teach financial responsibility to youth. The program called “Banzai” is offered at 14 schools from Corpus Christi to Victoria. Students at West Oso High School use Banzai in their Principles of Business and Finance class. The program teaches students how to use a debit or credit card and distinguish [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

FREE PROGRAM TEACHES FINANCIAL LITERACY

Originally posted on www.bonnercountydailybee.com About 240 Idaho schools are using Banzai, a free, online financial literacy program that teaches students about adult financial dilemmas. Students are experiencing adult financial dilemmas from the inside of their own classrooms since P1FCU partnered with Banzai, an award-winning online financial literacy program. Through the program, 240 schools in western and North Idaho are getting free education in how to manage their [...]

By |May 9th, 2018|Tags: , |

Saratoga Springs students learn about real-life finances

Originally posted on www.saratogian.com Thirty students at Saratoga Springs High School experienced real-life financial situations, and they didn’t even have to leave the classroom. Through a free partnership with Adirondack Trust Company, Family and Consumer Educator Beth Morris administered the Banzai Program, which offers simulations to illustrate financial decisions, to ninth- through 12th-graders during the Independent Living course. Senior Cami Denning quickly adapted the lessons [...]

By |April 27th, 2018|Tags: |