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During this time of home/remote learning, Banzai is offering these special programs to help with educators and families to teach your kiddos.
If you have children or grandchildren, or if you have a special relationship with your niece or nephew or the child of a dear friend, you can enrich their lives in many ways. One of the most important things you can teach is how to manage their money and invest for the future.
You need a budget to tell your money where to go, but making one can seem daunting. This Coach walks you step-by-step through the process of creating a budget that fits your lifestyle. Using the 50/30/20 rule, every dollar is assigned to needs, wants, or savings. You’ll also receive personalized advice to set you up for success.
An emergency fund is an amount of money you set aside to cover unexpected expenses or to cover basic expenses if there are significant changes to your income. How much you need in your emergency fund is unique to you and your personal circumstances.
Serious sickness can strike both suddenly and unexpectedly. And its effects can be devastating to your emotional health, your financial resources, and your long-term plans. But if you're prepared, it's possible to weather an illness.
Do you know how you'd manage financially? It's smart to think about the bills that would have to be paid and whether you have an emergency fund that could help see you through several months of job searching.
If you don’t make enough money to cover your basic expenses, there are safeguards in place to help you make ends meet. The U.S. Government has several programs in place to help make paying for necessities like food, healthcare, and even housing easier. Understanding more about government assistance ensures that you’ll know where to turn if you ever need financial aid for the basic stuff you need. Here’s a primer on the types of programs available and where you can access each if and when you need them.
CSB-backed Banzai Financial Literacy Program
We know that the key to a solid financial future starts with the lessons learned today. Ensuring the next generation has the know-how to succeed in money management is important to the future of our community. Plus — it’s fun!
Check out how we’ve backed Banzai to help teach local students’ real-world financial literacy skills below.