It’s Time for MFEC’s Annual Poster Contest!

The theme for MFEC's 2017 Poster Contest is “Needs and Wants.” Submissions are due Friday, October 28, 2016.  Encourage the children in your classroom, kindergarten through fifth grade, to contemplate the concept of managing their money responsibly by distinguishing between their wants and needs. Winning submissions will be featured in MFEC's 2017 Calendar! In “Needs … Continue reading It’s Time for MFEC’s Annual Poster Contest!

Scholarships Available to Attend the 2016 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

WHAT, WHEN, AND WHERE? The Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) is offering two scholarships for Montana Teachers (PreK–12) to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 5–7, 2016 in Dallas. This conference offers classroom educators an opportunity to see, learn about, and try financial educational resources to integrate immediately into current lesson plans; to attend … Continue reading Scholarships Available to Attend the 2016 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

Spotlight on CARE – Credit Abuse Resistance Education

CARE - A financial literacy program for students and young adults taught by bankruptcy professionals focusing on budgeting, saving, and obtaining and using credit responsibly.   WHAT THEY DO Founded in 2002, the Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) program, seeks to educate high school and college students on the responsible use of credit and other fundamentals … Continue reading Spotlight on CARE – Credit Abuse Resistance Education