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First County Bank sponsors financial literacy program at NCHS

Originally posted on www.ncadvertiser.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. First County Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to eight schools in the New Canaan, Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, Westport, and Wilton areas completely free, including New Canaan High School. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program,” Morgan Vandagriff, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00April 13th, 2018|Tags: |

Software teaches financial literacy

Originally posted on www.journalinquirer.com Enfield High School is taking innovative steps to give students a crash course in financial literacy. Students use Banzai, a software platform that gives them a chance to deal with real-world problems like budgeting, managing debt, and reconciling bank statements. Banzai is sponsored by local credit unions. For Enfield High, American Eagle Federal Credit Union stepped up to fund the program [...]

By |2018-02-08T22:50:12+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: |

Mercy High School students get real-world experience managing finances through free software

Originally posted on www.middletownpress.com Sloane Proto, a senior at Mercy High School, was so surprised to learn recently how buying one cup of coffee a day depletes her discretionary income that she was inspired to put aside as much as $100 a week for the future. She is one of 70 students in Mercy High School Business/Technology Teacher Lynn Curello’s business and personal finance classes [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00January 19th, 2018|Tags: |

Patriot Bank survey spotlights student savings and struggles with debt

Originally posted on www.westfaironline.com Struggles with paying off mounting credit card debt, while still hoping to save extra cash for the future, are plaguing students across Westchester and Fairfield counties, according to a Patriot Bank survey. In the survey, which polled students in Westchester, Fairfield and surrounding counties, the Stamford-headquartered bank found that 66 percent of college-level respondents had a credit card and more than [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00November 20th, 2017|Tags: |

Patriot Bank sponsors financial literacy for NY and CT students

Originally posted on www.westfaironline.com Students in Westchester and Fairfield counties are getting a free lesson in financial education, some before they’ve even earned their first paycheck. Stamford-based Patriot Bank has partnered with financial literacy firm Banzai Inc. to offer the company’s web-based educational curriculum to students in 15 schools in the neighboring New York and Connecticut counties. The bank, which has seven branches in Fairfield [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Money management education available at Southington High

Originally posted on centralcommunications.com SOUTHINGTON — American Eagle Financial Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make its curriculum available to Southington High School students and other local schools. More than 600 students in eight local schools will be getting a free education on how to manage their money due to American Eagle Financial Credit Union’s sponsorship of the [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Tags: |

American Eagle Financial Credit Union Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free to Local Classrooms

Originally posted on courant.com East Hartford (March 16, 2016) - Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. American Eagle Financial Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national, award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to over 600 students in eight local schools at no charge. Schools signed up to date are: (The Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00March 16th, 2016|Tags: |