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Dollars sense: Programs teach central Ohio school kids about credit, budgeting, saving

Originally posted on www.dispatch.com It seemed like everything was going smoothly. Then he broke his arm roughhousing at a concert. Then his clunker of a car broke down. His college savings vanished as he paid medical and car-repair bills. Luckily for 13-year-old Rece Hatem, the scenario was only a computer game. But quickly, the seventh-grader at Trinity Catholic Elementary School learned the value of a [...]

By |2019-05-01T03:09:30+00:00April 8th, 2019|Tags: |

DoverPhila Federal Credit Union provides free program to classrooms

Originally posted on www.timesreporter.com DoverPhila Federal Credit Union is working with national award-winning financial literacy program Banzai to make the curriculum available to 10 schools in Tuscarawas County for free. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks which aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education. It has become the largest program of its kind, servicing more than 35,000 teachers and [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: |

Game lets students learn real-life money lessons

Originally posted on athensmessenger.com Students throughout Athens County using Banzai, an online financial literacy software program, may feel like they’re playing a game, but the program, free to area schools, lets students learn how to responsibly keep track of money. Nelsonville-York High School teachers Josh Bartlett and Cara Bookman both use the program and find it beneficial for their students, they said. Students must balance [...]

By |2017-01-25T19:46:57+00:00October 15th, 2016|Tags: |

Wayne Savings Community Bank to assist local students with free program

Originally posted on thepostnewspapers.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Wayne Savings Community Bank is working with Banzai – a national award-winning financial literacy program – to make curriculum available to six schools in Wooster, Rittman, Creston and Ashland. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts and they work through assignments that are [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 27th, 2016|Tags: |

Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union

Commodore Perry offers financial literacy program to local classrooms Originally posted on portclintonnewsherald.com PORT CLINTON – Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national, award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Ottawa County schools free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids get their own accounts, [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:01+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Tags: |

Sun Federal Credit Union

Fassett students get lesson in life Mock paycheck aims to teach budget skills Originally posted on toledoblade.com Eighth-grade students in Oregon’s Fassett Middle School have received a “paycheck” of sorts. Call it a virtual paycheck. That’s because it was part of an online personal finance course called Banzai that technology teacher Amy Sweet is conducting. The idea is to introduce the youngsters to how a [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:04+00:00February 12th, 2013|Tags: |