Welcome to the Georgia Personal Finance Challenge.
Are your high school students up to the Personal Finance Challenge?
High School teachers from public and private schools across Georgia are invited to register their high school student teams to compete in the Personal Finance Challenge. The Personal Finance Challenge lets students demonstrate their knowledge of personal finance literacy in an online competition with other high school students from across Georgia.
The top team in Georgia earns the right to move on to the National Personal Finance Challenge in May in St. Louis, Missouri with hotel and transportation expenses paid for four team members and one coach. Along with the coach, each member of the winning team will receive a $50 VISA gift certificate.
The Personal Finance Challenge in Georgia is over and the winners have been notified. Congratulations to first-place winners "M 5-3", Karen McKnight's team at Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology in Gwinnett County. Coming in second place was "Iguana Cats Shaves", Christopher Shields' team at Wheeler High School in Cobb County. In third place was "J 3-2", Beverly Jerrim's team at Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology. Crystal Gaines' team "Team DFA I" at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School in Richmond County was the fourth-place winner. In fifth place was "J 2-8", another Beverly Jerrim team at Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology. The four members of the winning team and Karen McKnight now represent Georgia in the National Personal Finance Challenge in St. Louis on May 2, an exciting day of challenging competition, meeting students from other states, and having the opportunity to win more prizes and cash. This was the first year Georgia joined in the Personal Finance Challenge, with 22 teachers, 172 teams, and 638 students participating. Congratulations winners and thank you to all teachers and students for participating in Georgia's 2013 Personal Finance Challenge.
Registration for the 2014 challenge will begin in January 2014.
For more information, be sure to read through all the rules and details.
Teachers: organize your teams and register them by clicking the link to the left. Be sure to read through all the rules and details contained in the links to the left.
Students: Start studying now.