BANZAI Financial Literacy
Noble Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make their curriculum available to everyone, anywhere at no charge.
Library article are appropriate for teens and adults, most are 4 to 10 minute reads. Many articles contain links to additional information, financial planning tools and user-friendly real life calculators. In particular, the Buying a House section offers some of the best mortgage-related calculators and corresponding graphics found anywhere.
Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program that provides personal financial education courses, including knowledge tests, as well as a vast library of articles on topics ranging from taxes to buying a home to insurance. It has become the largest program of its kind, providing more than 45,000 school teachers with classroom curriculum, as well as online content that is available to anyone with internet access.
Three-course levels are available: Banzai Junior for 8 - 12 year olds, Banzai Teen for teenagers and Banzai Plus for adults. Experience real-life scenarios where you learn to pay bills and balance a budget - but it's not always easy. Users must learn to manage unexpected expenses, interest charges, overdraft fees and maintain a good credit score.
Curious? Take a look and test your knowledge on all things financial in this fun and interactive environment, courtesy of Noble Credit Union!