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Magnify Credit Union sponsors financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.yoursun.com Reading, writing, and arithmetic–all important to a student’s success in life. But, what about knowledge and understanding of finances? Magnify Credit Union has responded to this underserved subject area by sponsoring Banzai, a software program that uses real-life simulations of financial dilemmas, intended to explicate the concepts in a fun and engaging way. Available in all 50 states, over 35,000 teachers [...]

By |2018-04-16T22:11:04+00:00April 16th, 2018|Tags: |

Financial program for classrooms

Originally posted on www.theclewistonnews.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Everglades Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 7 schools in the Clewiston and Moore Haven areas completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

Polk learns lessons during Financial Literacy Month

Originally posted on theledger.com WINTER HAVEN — A current monthlong initiative is designed to combat the notion that many Americans’ eyes glaze over when they hear financial terms such as “risk diversification” and “interest compounding.” April is Financial Literacy Month in the United States, and several Polk organizations have committed to helping the uninitiated understand how money works. Banzai, a financial literacy software program, has [...]

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

Grow Financial

Banzai program teaches students financial literacy lessons Originally posted on tampabay.com Countryside High teacher Karol Gotte has several cautionary tales to tell about kids and credit cards. Like the one where a former student maxed out on a $10,000 card. Or when a girl kept paying the minimum balance on a $2,000 credit card bill until her parents saw her monthly statements and paid it [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00June 23rd, 2012|Tags: |