Welcome

Welcome to Tru Direction, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) foundation whose mission is to promote financial fitness with links to helpful tools & websites.

One of our major commitments is the sponsorship of  on-line financial literacy programs -- Banzai for classrooms in numerous schools and Plus Banzai, free for public use. Plus Banzai is an award winning online financial literacy program used by millions of teachers & students around the country. Now available to you at no cost -- to experience in the comfort of your home or wherever you use your computer.

-  Tru Direction is providing Plus Banzai FREE for all children, teens, and adults.

-  Select one of three courses: Banzai Junior (8- 12), Teen (13-18), or Plus (18 and older)

Plus Banzai is a great way to learn about budgeting, saving for a rainy day, and navigating adult financial dilemmas. Explore additional topics to "Become an Expert" in our interactive library.

                           Your days of managing money by trial and error are over. 
                                                  It's time to find your Tru Direction. 

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Thanks to Tru Direction for sponsoring Banzai ... Mt Vernon High School
"Thank you for supplying this program for our students. After working through the budgeting and financial planning program from Banzai my high school class worked with middle school students on a program sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Association. The pre work my high school students completed through Banzai was an asset when they volunteered working with the middle school. Thank you again"
High School Teacher
MT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL

Mt. Vernon is one of 14 schools that Tru Direction sponsors. 
 
 

COLLEGE: ON-SITE OR VIRTUAL -- BASIC FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE IS VITAL

Traditionally, this time of year, students heading for college may have made many of their college financial arrangements, but this year traditions have changed. The stable pre-college calendar for school visits, campus site orientations, and all the other student pre-school gatherings have probably been changed to meetings that are virtual or take place in approved social distance spaces.

However, the need to be financially literate has not changed. In fact, the current economic situation makes it even more relevant to be financially savvy. Following is a list of topics that addresses numerous financial subjects ... important for students and non-students -- scholarships, loans, college selection, budgeting, navigating meal plans, credit cards, planning for the future and starting a career.