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Credit Union Helps Teens Learn About Finance

Originally posted on Mytwintiers.com ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y.  --"We are paying for that," said Dilmore. "So those schools get to take advantage of financial literacy materials free of charge for their students." Kathy Dilmore works at First Heritage Federal Credit Union in Elmira Heights as the Vice President of Marketing, and said the bank is invested in the young people of the Southern Tier. The bank sponsors an [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00March 30th, 2016|Tags: , |

CAP COM Federal Credit Union

Banzai Literacy Program at MHS Originally posted on theexpressweeklynews.com High school education prepares students for college and for the job market.  The curriculum offers courses in the sciences, language arts, foreign languages, physical education, math and music, providing them with the skills necessary to pass college courses.  Programs offered through BOCES teaches them such job skills as machine technology, cosmetology, auto repair and culinary arts among [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00December 16th, 2015|Tags: |

First Source Federal Credit Union

Local students learn financial skills through Banzai program Originally posted on uticaod.com Managing debt. Balancing checkbooks. Creating a budget. These skills are important for young adults to master, but aren’t always taught in schools. “Too often students get out of school and they just aren’t ready for the financial roller-coasters life can give us,” said Morgan Vandagriff, co-founder of Banzai, a web-based financial literacy program, [...]

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

Northern Credit Union

Northern Credit Union offers free program to teachers Originally posted on The Gouverneur Tribune Press by Kathy Moses Northern Credit Union is currently offering a free program to teachers called Banzai to help their students learn important financial skills. The four-hour online program is broken up into several sections. These include a pretest, a variety of real life scenarios, a game, an a posttest. Teachers [...]

By |2017-01-26T23:05:17+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Tags: |

Empower Federal Credit Union

'Welcome to the real world, kids': Union Springs middle-schoolers learn financial responsibility Originally posted on auburnpub.com Posted: June 3, 2015 Figuring out how to save money for college, keep a positive balance in a checking account and pay bills like an adult was the goal this spring for seventh-grade students at Union Springs Middle School. For two years, family and consumer science teacher Marianne Viscardi [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Tags: |

Northern Credit Union

Area schools implementing free digital financial course Banzai Originally posted on watertowndailytimes.com Posted: February 11, 2014  With the hope of thwarting bad financial habits before they begin, a Utah financial planning company’s computer teaching tool, Banzai, is being used in classrooms at north country schools. The program makes an interactive game of balancing a checkbook, paying bills and learning financial independence. High school and middle-school students can [...]

By |2017-01-31T21:45:36+00:00February 11th, 2014|Tags: |

First Heritage FCU

The Banzai Program for Financial Literacy Originally posted on weny.com ELMIRA--[WENY]--Over the past few years most, if not all, states have incorporated financial literacy into the education system curriculum.  With this being a recent change, teachers struggle to find the best way to give their students real life financial experience. The Banzai Program is being used here locally to help students succeed! The First Heritage [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:03+00:00December 19th, 2013|Tags: |