How to Remain Stable in an Unstable Economy

Kathy Revello, Family and Consumer Science Agent with the Missoula office of MSU Extension, forwards the following tips people can use to cope with the ongoing economic downturn. The tips were compiled by Jim Garnett—aka “Ask Mr. G”—member of the Institute of Financial Education Board of Educational Advisors. We hope you find something you can … Continue reading How to Remain Stable in an Unstable Economy

2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

MFEC is offering two scholarships for Montana Teachers (PreK-12) to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 3-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C.   What, When and Where? This conference, November 3-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C., offers classroom educators an opportunity to see, learn about, and try financial educational resources to integrate immediately into current lesson plans; … Continue reading 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

Montana’s Credit Unions Reality Fair

Together with the Helena credit unions, Montana’s Credit Unions is coordinating a High School Financial Reality Fair Friday, March 24, 2017 in the Montana State Capitol Rotunda. Financial Reality Fairs The Financial Reality Fair is a 60­–90 minute experiential learning activity where students get a feel for real‐life monthly budget. They approach the fair as if … Continue reading Montana’s Credit Unions Reality Fair