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Local schools teaching financial literacy to kids

Originally posted on www.abc10up.com Local schools have been utilizing a new financial literacy program in their classrooms, to better educate kids on how to manage money. ‘Banzai’ is a free resource available to 29 schools in Marquette County, thanks to TruNorth Federal Credit Union. The software online features real-life simulations to illustrate the concepts in a fun and meaningful way to them. From problem-solving, to [...]

By |2019-01-09T18:10:08+00:00January 9th, 2019|Tags: |

FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH: A SOFTWARE OPTION FOR TEACHERS

Originally posted on www.lansingbusinessnews.com April is generally a time for new beginnings and change. That change could also include your financial well-being. Since April is National Financial Literacy Month, the financial well-being we all strive for is the focus of the national campaign, with an extra effort to spread awareness to teachers about a free literacy program available to them – all thanks to local [...]

By |2018-04-13T18:36:00+00:00April 13th, 2018|Tags: |

School assistance

Originally posted on www.wzzm13.com GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - If students learned early on the importance of allocating every dollar wisely, would they avoid the pitfalls of debt later in life? A local credit union is sponsoring a program it believes answers that question. Kentwood-based Community West Credit Union is footing the bill to provide access to Banzai — an online financial education platform that takes [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00October 31st, 2017|Tags: , |

Back to school on finance

Originally posted on grbj.com (As seen on WZZM TV 13) If students learned early on the importance of allocating every dollar wisely, would they avoid the pitfalls of debt later in life? A local credit union is sponsoring a program it believes answers that question. Kentwood-based Community West Credit Union is footing the bill to provide access to Banzai — an online financial education platform [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:52+00:00October 31st, 2017|Tags: |

Dort Federal Credit Union makes award-winning financial literacy program free for local classrooms

Originally posted on www.cuinsight.com GRAND BLANC, MI (August 30, 2017) — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Dort Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to 158 teachers and 16,4000 students in 177 elementary, middle, and high schools in the Flint area completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial [...]

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

Local business and school districts teaming up to offer students financial practice

Originally posted on www.upmatters.com Teachers across the U.P. say it's sometimes difficult to provide students with real-life, financial experiences. One U.P. business is teaming up with school districts to make it a little easier. It's called Banzai and it's helping teachers provide real-life financial experiences for their students. One of its recent sponsors is the Michigan Tech Employees Credit Union. "In essence, it kind of [...]

By |2017-05-16T16:40:32+00:00April 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

Houghton area schools apply financial skills to K-12 curriculum using free software

Originally posted on www.thenorthwindonline.com A new program aimed at helping students learn financial responsibility is being offered to K-12 public school students in the Upper Peninsula. The program is called Banzai and is being used by teachers from the Houghton public school district as a way of preparing students for financial skills they will need once they graduate high school. Banzai works through a partnership between [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00April 5th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial literacy program free for local classrooms

HOUGHTON -- Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Houghton, Hancock, and Lake Linden schools completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, and they work through assignments that are based on [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:54+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Tags: |