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!

Utah is teaching financial literacy in high school classrooms, and it’s working.

There is a disturbing trend among college students when it comes to carrying debt. Utah is using a successful approach to reverse the trend - required financial literacy coursework in the classroom. Read the full article by Jake Busby from the Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation below.   How do college students behave financially and … Continue reading Utah is teaching financial literacy in high school classrooms, and it’s working.

“Spend, Share, Save” Poster Contest

We are excited to share an opportunity to involve students grades K-5 with a little financial education via a fun competition!   The Montana Financial Education Coalition has organized a Poster Contest with the theme “Spending, Saving, Sharing.”  This is a fun activity to share with kids to talk about financial literacy.  The winners win a small prize!  The … Continue reading “Spend, Share, Save” Poster Contest