The ‘bankaroo for schools’ community is growing fast. We already passed the 250 registered schools milestone (that was set as our 2015 goal!). Now, based on feedback we added some new features, as well as, improved others. One of the updates we made is the registration form. Now, when you register as a teacher, we […]
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.
New! ‘Bankaroo for schools’ tutorials
The ‘Bankaroo for schools’ tutorials are here! All you need to know to create a school, set a class and manage your students. We are working on adding some video tutorials as well. Check out the bankaroo for schools page and access it from your school/teacher account left side navigation. More on the site…
Kids’ Mystery Solved: What Exactly Is “Work Ethic”?
When you’re a kid, you might get some money from gifts or a regular allowance. This cash is important for learning how to save and make smart buys. Eventually, though, the things you need or want probably will cost more than the amount of money you’re given. When this happens, your parents likely will encourage […]
Should Your Kids Shop Online?
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 […]
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 […]