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Interactive program teaches about finance

Originally posted www.andalusiastarnews.com 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 www.abc10up.com 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: |

Financial management taught at West Oso High School

Originally posted on www.kiiitv.com Corpus Christi (KIII News) — Students at West Oso High School are learning how to handle their finances before stepping out into the real world thanks to a new program. The Banzai program is a free financial literacy program aimed at teaching teens how to make budgets, handle personal checking accounts, and establish credit. Members First Credit Union and First Community [...]

By |2018-12-17T23:41:55+00:00December 17th, 2018|Tags: , , |

First Source FCU offers free financial education

Originally posted on www.uticaod.com First Source Federal Credit Union has announced they are now offering the Banzai Financial Education program to the community free of charge. The program offers interactive, age-appropriate, online learning modules for anyone elementary-aged through adulthood. You can access the program by going to fsource.org and clicking the Banzai link. All you need is a valid email address to get started. Once [...]

By |2018-11-28T20:35:25+00:00November 28th, 2018|Tags: |

A free program can help teach your kids financial responsibility

Originally posted www.nbc12.com Looking for a way to teach your kids how to make money and be responsible with it? There’s a program that could help... and it’s free! Banzai teaches kids financial literacy in an age-appropriate way. “If you start saving now, even if it’s just a little bit, but earning interest on the funds that you save, and compounding interest - the interest that [...]

By |2018-11-06T23:37:38+00:00November 6th, 2018|Tags: , , |

First Source FCU offers free financial education

Originally posted on www.romesentinel.com 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 www.thedailystar.com 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: |

Banzai! Online tool helps teach students about financial responsibility

Originally posted on www.villagenewsonline.com 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: |