DNCU Shares Financial Literacy Resources Statewide

DNCU News:

Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) brings financial education to over 11,760 students and residents in several New Mexico counties.

Students from 92 schools and the surrounding community have free access to Banzai, an award-winning online program and content library that allows users to practice real-world finance from the safety of their home or classroom using any internet-connected device.

At a time when a solid base of practice financial knowledge is essential, these resources will have a huge impact on users.

“I’m thrilled to be able to use Banzai again this year,” said educator Elaine Blaser. “Every year when I introduce it to my 5th grade math students, they get really excited. »

Through Banzai online courses, students try to manage a budget, save for a goal, and face unexpected financial pitfalls. Teachers can easily monitor and grade students progress remotely. Other resources, which include articles, calculators, and customizable items Coaching sessions, explain everything from the basics of filing your taxes to how health insurance works.

These resources are available at dncu.teachbanzai.com/wellness.

“Through Del Norte Credit Union, students in the area will now have access to a wide range of courses and resources designed to help them prepare for our increasingly complex world,” co-founder of Banzai says Morgan Vandagriff. “We would not be able to provide these tools without their support.

Del Norte Credit Union is working with Banzai to build financial literacy in the community by invest time, money, industry experience and a variety of credit union resources. Now they are further their commitment to education. With their help, students have access to Banzai Learning Tools, Virtual or In-Class Presentations from Del Norte Credit Union expert and even class tours at a branch to see it all in person.

Banzai resources are used by over 80,000 teachers across the United States. These educational tools align with New Mexico State curriculum requirements, making the program a fun way to students to learn essential skills and an ideal way for anyone in the community to increase their financial literacy. After completing Banzai courses, users will know how to track where their money and what it is for, recognize financial compromises and plan for a financially healthy future.

Teachers interested in using Banzai can visit dncu.teachbanzai.com or call 888.8.BANZAI. For more information about visiting Banzai banzai.org. For more information about Del Norte Credit Union, visit dncu.org.

Geraldine L. Melton