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BANZAI, 10,000 YEARS OF FINANCIAL LIFE

Originally posted on daily-iowan.com Banzai’s financial literacy program aims to educate students about financial competency. Banzai, a financial literacy program, is offered free of charge to 167 schools. The program, sponsored by Collins Community Credit Union, educates students about money management. Nationwide, the program is funded similarly by banks and credit unions. It aims to introduce students to financial problems usually experienced by adults. In [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:54+00:00March 21st, 2017|Tags: |

FHS teacher uses real-world scenarios in financial classes

Origianlly posted on clintonherald.com With Consumer Education being a required class before graduation, Fulton High School teacher Jeff Hoese has enjoyed implementing LIFE scenarios booklets that are presented by Banzai and funded by Ascentra Credit Union. There is no cost to the school, children or teachers for these booklets. There is a 25-question pre-test, with students answering questions to see what they know about banking, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00April 7th, 2016|Tags: |

Program helps students learn financial literacy

Originally posted on qctimes.com Perry Bentsen loves it when he can tell that students are learning a tough topic such as financial literacy. Bentsen, a high school math educator in the Rock Island-Milan School District, leads ESL, or English as a Second Language, classes at Rock Island High School. He has used the Banzai financial literacy program for the past two years. In math, Bentsen [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00April 4th, 2016|Tags: |

Meridian Credit Union

Meridian Credit Union Sponsors Financial Literacy Program Originally posted on ottumwaeveningpost.com OTTUMWA -Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Meridian Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Wapello County schools completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:02+00:00January 29th, 2015|Tags: |

Ascentra Credit Union

Ascentra Credit Union awarded grants for area schools Ascentra Credit Union is awarded two grants to provide financial education for area schools Originally posted on qconline.com BETTENDORF, Iowa –Ascentra Credit Union was recently awarded $10,000 through two grants to help the organization's financial education efforts in our community in 2012. The funds will be used for real-world financial literacy programs like "Banzai!" The grants were [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00January 10th, 2012|Tags: |