Teacher Spotlight – Steven Klimkiewicz

Steven Klimkiewicz is a teacher at Hellgate High School in Missoula. He uses his experience from working in the business world to teach his students about personal finance using real-life situations. “I've spent a ton of time and effort building lessons that help student understand the concepts of budgeting, insurance, credit scores, and taxes,” says … Continue reading Teacher Spotlight – Steven Klimkiewicz

Jump$tart Launches CheckYourSchool.org

The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy has set a new goal to increase financial education in our nation’s classrooms 25 percent by the end of 2025. This exciting new initiative dubbed “Project Groundswell” plans to enlist the help of parents, family members, educators, volunteers and Jump$tart’s nationwide network of state affiliates. The focus of … Continue reading Jump$tart Launches CheckYourSchool.org

2018 Calendar Contest Winners

In 2018, the MFEC collaborated with First Interstate BancSystem Foundation to create a 2019 calendar. The photos contained in the calendar were derived from submissions to First Interstate Bank's 11th Piggy Bank contest. First Interstate Bank branches ran the piggy bank contest in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month and the American Banker Association's Teach Children to … Continue reading 2018 Calendar Contest Winners