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Wings uplifts students with financial knowledge

Originally posted on www.hometownsource.com April may be National Financial Literacy Month, but a locally-based business has been working with south-of the river schools to help young people better understand saving and spending all year long. Wings Financial Credit Union, headquartered in Apple Valley, provides materials free of charge to several Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools. Representatives visit classrooms, host reality fairs and give presentations. “Everything that we [...]

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

Banzai program teaches students financial literacy

Originally posted on focus.mnsun.com It’s common knowledge that everyone should be smart with their money, although many young adults don’t start learning how to manage their personal finances until well after college. Gaining financial knowledge is essential to monetary success and financial literacy program Banzai does just that. Designed for high school and college students, Banzai uses real world examples and interactive games to allow [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:54+00:00December 5th, 2016|Tags: |

St. Cloud Federal Credit Union

St. Cloud Federal Credit Union brings financial literacy tools to schools Originally posted on mncreditunionnews.org ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Area high schools will soon have the option of using an online financial literacy program to teach students basic money management skills thanks to a sponsorship agreement by a local credit union. The St. Cloud Federal Credit Union plans to offset the costs of workbooks and other [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00August 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Accentra Credit Union

Groups partner to help students build a financial foundation Originally posted on austindailyherald.com Area students are getting a taste of paying bills and loans a little earlier. To help students better understand financial budgeting, Accentra Credit Union partnered with area schools to provide students a series of learning tools through Banzai — an online financial literacy program for local educators and youth. Accentra is paying [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 27th, 2015|Tags: |

Wings Financial Credit Union

New program teaches money literacy Originally posted on swnewsmedia.com April is National Financial Literacy month in the United States, an ideal time for students to learn some of the money management skills needed to navigate the ‘real world.’ To help teachers build financial management curriculum in their classrooms, Wings Financial Credit Union has partnered with Banzai to bring a free program to interested schools in [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:00+00:00April 15th, 2015|Tags: |

Accentra Credit Union

Accentra sponsors financial education in schools Originally posted on postbulletin.com Accentra Credit Union is sponsoring financial education classes into area schools, using a program from Banzai. The credit union has reached out to 17 area schools and 20 teachers, mostly at the middle and high school levels. The program educated around 500 students last school year on topics including the importance of savings, the dangers [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:02+00:00June 25th, 2014|Tags: |

Wings Financial Credit Union

Credit union offers financial program for students Originally posted on sunthisweek.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money thanks to Wings Financial Credit Union. In partnership with Banzai, Wings has agreed to a sponsorship that will make curriculum available to schools in portions of Dakota, Ramsey and Hennepin counties at no cost. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:03+00:00March 26th, 2014|Tags: |

Wings Financial Credit Union

Wings Financial Credit Union Makes Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program Free for Local Classrooms  Originally posted on mncreditunionnews.org APPLE VALLEY, Minn. – Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money thanks to Wings Financial Credit Union. In partnership with Banzai, Wings has agreed to a sponsorship that will make curriculum available to schools in portions of Dakota, Ramsey and Hennepin counties at [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:03+00:00March 21st, 2014|Tags: |