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Purdue Federal Provides Banzai Financial Literacy for Local Schools

Originally posted on April is National Financial Literacy month, but Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) focuses on financial literacy year-round by offering free one-on-one counseling sessions and group presentations for the community as well as free resources like Banzai!TM for local schools. During the 2018-19 school year, Purdue Federal has provided more than 2,000 free Banzai teaching packets to 42 teachers in our [...]

By |2019-05-01T03:11:51+00:00April 18th, 2019|Tags: |

Purdue Federal Credit Union Shows Commitment to Financial Literacy Through Student Programs

Originally posted on When it comes to credit unions, few in Northwest Indiana have shown a greater commitment to the schools than Purdue Federal Credit Union, who have been involved in youth outreach and education in the Region for many years. “We start them out at a young age with our Savers and Cents program, that’s the first thing we offer,” said Melissa Vega, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00December 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Banzai providing financial literacy for area schools

Originally posted on ELDORADO -- A program that teaches students real-world lessons regarding money is proving popular with local schools, according to those involved with the program. Banzai is an online financial education platform designed to give students practical lessons about money and finances without risking their own dollars, says Banzai public relations manager Emily Inman. "It's a financial literacy program used by over [...]

By |2017-12-01T00:46:17+00:00December 1st, 2017|Tags: |

Real life learning

Originally posted on Draven Byrkett is learning life can be tough when it comes to banking. “As far as I knew, a bank was something you put your money in and you saved it,” the Crawfordsville eighth grader said. Draven and his classmates are practicing managing debt and balancing a checkbook through Banzai, an online program that uses real-world situations to teach financial literacy [...]

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

Financial Literacy

Originally posted on Financial Partners Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a financial literacy program, to make free curriculum available to Woodburn, Leo-Cedarville, Antwerp, Hoagland and Paulding areas. Students are exposed to real-life scenarios where they learn to pay bills and balance a budget while managing unexpected expenses, interest charges and overdraft fees. The program also introduces students to auto loans, bank statements, [...]

By |2017-05-17T18:24:51+00:00May 17th, 2017|Tags: |


Originally posted on Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Financial Partners Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Woodburn, Leo, Antwerp, Hoagland, and Paulding areas completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00April 28th, 2017|Tags: |

Students learn saving strategies through financial literacy program

Originally posted on  MIDDLEBURY — Local students are getting a lesson in money management with the help of a program sponsored by First State Bank of Middlebury. The bank has partnered with Banzai, a financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to area schools. Banzai simulates real-life scenarios to teach students how to manage their money. Students learn how to pay regular expenses like [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:54+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

Partnership teaches students financial literacy

Video link originally posted on Some local students are getting a hands-on lesson in financial literacy to better prepare them for adulthood. They’re doing it thanks to the help of a local bank. Ann Morrow is introducing her seventh-grade students at Lafayette’s Central Catholic High School to a lesson they’ll eventually be using every day of their lives. “They’re learning about financial literacy. It’s [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:06:48+00:00April 29th, 2016|Tags: |