The Center for Economic and Financial Education – Washington Treasurer’s Finance Challenge

The Financial Challenge is a free, on-line personal finance competition for high school students in Washington. Teachers can enter students to take the multiple-choice exams during a three hour-window of their choosing between May 21 and 9:00 pm on May 24, 2018. Students take the exam, and results are announced on May 25th . It’s that easy. (Detailed contest rules can be found on the registration website). The top 5 placing students and their teachers will be recognized at an awards luncheon on May 31, 2018 at the Seattle branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. We are pleased to announce that Duane Davidson, Washington State Treasurer, will be our luncheon speaker.

 Fame and Fortune (Recognition and Prizes)

  • Student Prizes:

o   First Place: $150 gift card

o   Second Place: $100 gift card

o   Third to Fifth Place: $50 gift card

o   Students who place in the top 10% will be named Personal Finance Experts, and receive a certificate in recognition of their achievement.

  • Teacher Prize: The teacher with the highest average student scores will receive a $200 gift card. (Minimum class size for eligibility 15)
  • Recognition: A press release will be sent to area news outlets publicizing the schools that participate in the Finance Challenge.

Visit  http://financechallenge.unl.edu/Washington/ for details and to register for the Challenge.

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