Financial education materials at your fingertips.
Kohler Credit Union knows that teachers have a lot on their plates. That’s why we partnered with a variety of financial education platforms to help you find what works for you and your classroom. We can also help by planning personalized classroom presentations, whether in person or virtually. Complete the Contact Us form select "Community Outreach" for further details.
Each of these programs can help you and your students meet the Wisconsin Standards for Personal Financial Literacy.
- Financial Mindset
- Education and Employment
- Money Management
- Saving and Investing
- Credit and Debit
- Risk Management and Insurance
Kohler Credit Union sponsors 30 local schools to help educators deliver financial education through Banzai. Additionally, we have many articles, coaches, and calculators available that can be used in the classroom!
It’s a Money Thing
It’s a Money Thing follows 20-something Jen as she navigates her finances in the real world. Targeted to grades 7 and up, this program has videos on over 40 different financial education topics, as well as supplementary handouts, presentation materials, and activities! Videos can be found here. To access supporting documents, complete the Contact Us form select "Community Outreach".
It's a Money Thing, Jr
Teaching kids in elementary school? It’s a Money Thing, Jr. has you covered! Breaking down the larger topics of making, spending, saving, and borrowing money, It’s a Money Thing, Jr. helps younger kids build a strong knowledge base through videos and activities! Videos can be found here. To access supporting documents, Complete the Contact Us form select "Community Outreach".
Financial Reality Day/Bite of Reality App
Kohler Credit Union can help you plan a financial reality day for your students! Additionally, the Bite of Reality App takes away the pencil and paper and allows the student to see their options right on their phones! This program can be run in person, remotely, or 100% virtual - the Bite of Reality app allows the program to run from anywhere!
Kohler Credit Union sponsors the Finance Park program through Junior Achievement. Building a foundation that helps students make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, this program geared towards grades 7-12 includes decision-making discussions and activities related to income, expenses, savings and credits.