Welcome to the National Personal Finance Challenge!

To enter your state challenge, click your state below. At each state personal finance challenge, teams of up to four students with one teacher/coach showcase their expertise in earning income, buying goods and services, saving, using credit, investing, as well as protecting and insuring. State competition winners qualify to participate in the National Personal Finance Challenge.

Hawaii Alaska Florida New Hampshire Michigan Vermont Maine Rhode Island New York Pennsylvania Washington, D.C. California

The National Personal Finance Challenge Finals will take place May 19-20, 2024.

Each state champion team is invited to participate in the event held the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. National Personal Finance Challenge winners will receive a trophy and cash prizes for each student member, and teacher coach, in the following amounts:

1st place: $2,000 | 2nd place: $1,000 | 3rd place: $500 | 4th place: $250

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The FinanceChallenge ONLINE! is sponsored by local organizations (see sponsors page of each state) and is made possible by major grant funding from the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation and the Nebraska Council on Economic Education with supplemental funding from an Excellence in Economic Education sub-grant from the National Council on Economic Education.