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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: , , |

Financial Literacy program preparing students for adulthood

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By |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Middle School students learning about financial responsibility

Originally posted on 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 |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Area banks offer financial literacy software to schools

Originally posted on 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 |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00September 26th, 2018|Tags: |

Hope bank helping students learn money management

Originally posted on Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money, thanks to the First National Bank of Hope. The First National Bank of Hope is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to seven schools in the Hope area completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00September 21st, 2018|Tags: |