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Bank offering students financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.indianagazette.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. 1st Summit Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to eight schools in the Johnstown, Portage, Sidman, and Hollidaysburg areas for free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through [...]

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

PennEast shares money managing skills

Originally posted on www.wcexaminer.com For most people, balancing their checkbook is not an exciting activity. But they realize that properly managing their finances is one of the most important life skills. Recognizing the need, many school districts are now incorporating classes providing instruction to students on how to manage their finances. In the Tunkhannock and Trail school districts, a computer program on the internet known [...]

By |2018-02-27T21:06:40+00:00February 27th, 2018|Tags: |

Bank sponsoring financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.dailyamerican.com Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. 1st Summit Bank is working with Banzai, an award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to eight schools in the Johnstown, Portage, Sidman and Hollidaysburg areas for free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have their own bank accounts, and they work through assignments [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:51+00:00January 30th, 2018|Tags: |

Students Learning Adult Financial Dilemmas

Originally posted on ldnews.com Whether they’re ready or not, students will be out in the real world before they know it. One major aspect of the real world is managing one’s own money by the use of a budget, while also having a bank account and knowing the ins and outs of it. But students throughout Lebanon County will now be prepared for financial challenges [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00May 28th, 2016|Tags: |

Banzai teaches students virtual real life

Originally posted on readingeagle.com Hundreds of middle school and high school students are getting a taste of the financial responsibilities and decisions that come with adulthood, even before they reach adult age. Banzai, an interactive online program that aligns with state curriculum requirements for personal finance education, offers them this opportunity. It does so by opening up a virtual window through which 13- to 18-year-olds [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00April 8th, 2016|Tags: |

Penn East FCU program teaches students fiscal reality

Originally posted on thetimes-tribune.com A new program supported by local credit unions is helping students in area school districts learn financial literacy and independence. The state Department of Education requires the teaching of financial literacy. Banzai is a Web-based program that offers students real-life experience for maintaining money. The weeklong program is part of many financial literacy classes in area schools. Support for the course [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2016|Tags: |

Discovery FCU

Oley Valley Middle School students learn to plan for their financial futures Originally posted on readingeagle.com It's finally payday. With a few punches of the keys on their computers, the students inside Lori Hudson's classroom quickly divide the spoils from their first paycheck. Some will go toward gas for their cars. A chunk will go toward buying concert tickets. And a piece, of course, will [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:04:03+00:00November 25th, 2013|Tags: |

Discovery FCU

Banzai Program: an exercise in financial fitness for Kutztown students Originally posted on berksmontnews.com For Kutztown senior Katie Goodbrod, the Banzai Program made the task of balancing her checkbook a whole lot easier. The program is a web-based tool for students to learn about managing money using real life scenarios. “The hardest thing was knowing what goes where and how much to put in each [...]

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