Adults routinely use the Internet to buy everything from rice to used cars, but kids are discovering how easy it is to purchase goods online, too. As a parent or caregiver, you’ll need to decide whether to let your children visit the millions of cyber aisles available, looking at both the pros and cons online […]
bankaroo - the virtual bank for kids
Danielle started bankaroo when she was 11 years old. A Big sister, honor student, Karate expert and video games player/designer. Loves video games (dah!), art and reading.
A husband, a proud father and entrepreneur at heart. Built several startup companies over the years and always trying to work on things that would benefit the world.
bankaroo started as a family project in 2011. Today we have tens of thousands of members from more than 70 countries around the globe. We rely on our members’ support to help us make the service better.
5 Surprising Places to Learn About the Economy Over Summer Break
If your school is like most, then your teachers likely are covering economics to some degree. (That’s good!) When it’s summer, however, you have the perfect chance to learn more about this important subject in a real-world, hands-on approach. Summer fairs and concerts When you go to most fairs and concerts, you have to go […]
New feature – Invite other family members to manage the account
Thank you all for your feedback and support. With this new requested feature you can now invite additional family members (partners, parents, grandparents) join the bankaroo account. And, you can allow them to just view, or be able to add funds, or even become an admin as you. We would like to thank Jason, […]
Danielle (Dani) and bankaroo featured by @wogrammer
Wogrammer – Highlighting amazing female engineers and breaking stereotypes. One story at a time. This week, they wrote about Dani (Danielle) and bankaroo. Dani Gafni built Bankaroo, a virtual bank for kids, when she was 10 years old. “If you think you want to code, you should jump in and do it. Don’t let anything or anyone […]
Integrating Bankaroo for Schools into Classroom Economics
Just as parents look for great resources to teach kids about personal finance, educators are searching for tools they can use to help students grasp economics in a broader scope. Bankaroo has set out to address this and now is incredibly easy—and affordable!—to integrate into your school. What Is Economics? Economics is a science that […]
5 Reasons Why Kids Need Bankaroo in Their Schools
If you’re a parent or caregiver who’s been feeling about 15 minutes late for everything and just a screw short of personal daily assembly, teaching kids about money at home can be a logistical challenge. Today’s schools understand this, and fortunately, many of them are including finance in their curricula, knowing how money connects to […]
5 Simple Money Goals for Young Kids
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Goal setting is super important when you’re teaching your child about finance—it keeps them focused, makes progress easier to measure and gives you the chance to offer praise and reward when they do well. You can set dozens of different goals for your child based on their age and abilities, but these are some of […]
bankaroo story in the YE! (Young Entrepreneur Community)
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“Just knowing that something I, a teenager, made could affect anyone really makes me feel like I did something good.” As posted on EY! Blog by firstname.lastname@example.org Ye! is a platform for entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30. But some people just don’t wait to be 16 to get started! Danielle Gafni from the United States is one such […]