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Banking on the future

Originally posted on www.issuu.com Schools are designed to teach today's youth the basics: reading, writing, arithmetic, science, and history. But there's one subject that most students aren't being taught in the classroom: financial literacy. From learning how to create a budget and understanding how and why you should save money to navigating credit and keeping your identity safe, introducing financial literacy early equips the next [...]

By |2019-04-28T23:09:42+00:00April 28th, 2019|Tags: |

10,000 North Texas Students Learn Money-Management Life Skills through Landmark Bank-Sponsored Program

Originally posted on www.mckinneyonline.com More than 10,000 students in 550 schools across North Texas are learning about financial responsibility to prepare them to manage money successfully in adulthood, thanks to a unique education program sponsored by Landmark Bank. Featuring real-life scenarios that bring money-management lessons to life in a meaningful way, Banzai is an interactive, online curriculum that introduces students to adult financial issues and [...]

By |2019-04-22T22:08:03+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Tags: , |

Financial management taught at West Oso High School

Originally posted on www.kiiitv.com Corpus Christi (KIII News) — Students at West Oso High School are learning how to handle their finances before stepping out into the real world thanks to a new program. The Banzai program is a free financial literacy program aimed at teaching teens how to make budgets, handle personal checking accounts, and establish credit. Members First Credit Union and First Community [...]

By |2018-12-17T23:41:55+00:00December 17th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Financial Literacy program preparing students for adulthood

Originally posted on www.kztv10.com

By |2018-10-24T19:03:50+00:00September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New program teaches financial responsibility to area youths

Originally posted on www.kristv.com Officials with First Community Bank are sponsoring a new program aimed to teach financial responsibility to youth. The program called “Banzai” is offered at 14 schools from Corpus Christi to Victoria. Students at West Oso High School use Banzai in their Principles of Business and Finance class. The program teaches students how to use a debit or credit card and distinguish [...]

By |2018-09-12T17:14:58+00:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Financial education at Northwest Early College High

Originally posted on www.kvia.com

By |2018-01-22T20:02:14+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |

El Paso bank sponsors financial literacy program

Originally posted on www.elpasoinc.com First National 1870, formerly known as Capital Bank, is working with Banzai, a national financial literacy program, to educate El Paso students on how to manage their money. The curriculum will be available to six area high schools for free. Banzai is an interactive, online program supplemented by printed workbooks. It services more than 33,000 teachers and is available in all 50 [...]

By |2017-12-11T18:17:44+00:00December 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Financial education program available free for educators

Originally ran through Brownwood Bulletin A free financial literacy program being used at several area high schools through the sponsorship of an Abilene area credit union is also available at no charge to teachers. The online program called Banzai may be of particular interest to educators now because April is National Financial Literacy, Emily Inman, public relations manager of Banzai based in Provo, Utah, said. [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:53+00:00May 8th, 2017|Tags: |