Originally posted on dnews.com
What to do?
High school students at a handful of public and private schools around the Palouse are about to jump into a brand-new world of bills, breakdowns, insurance expenses and budgeting.
In short, the real world.
Fortunately for them, it’s only a trial run — for now.
Thanks to a financial literacy software program called Banzai, sponsored by the Potlatch Number One Federal Credit Union as a free asset for schools, students can experience the struggles of real life without the credit risk and come out of high school knowing how to balance a budget and a checkbook.
Pullman Christian School teacher Dawn Warren said she used the program with a class of freshmen last year and is anxious to give the program another go.