Are you ready for the Challenge? Register your team
The National Personal Finance Competition is now OPEN. Form your team(s) of 3-4 high school students and sign up for your state competition today.
The National Personal Finance Challenge (NPFC) is a nationwide competition for high school students to build and demonstrate their knowledge of money management. Use this toolkit to prepare a team. Then register to compete!
Learn how income is generated and how factors such as taxes, interest rates, and inflation impact income.
Students will learn about buying goods and services by examining personal budgets, expenses, and income.
Learn about saving by analyzing compound interest and financial institutions and services.
Learn about credit by studying credit reports and scores and personal decision making through consumer credit.
Learn about investment instruments including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Students will also understand the concepts of risk and return and time horizon.
Learn about managing risk through insurance and vigilance against common scams and identity theft
All knowledge area quizzes and the Practice Test are on the Kahoot! edtech platform – a platform many kids already use. When you go to the platform and “start” a quiz, the students take the quiz at the same time so that they can compare answers and learn from one another. Your version of the quiz has the answers.