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About the Council for Economic Education  
The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE’s) mission is to equip K–12 students with the tools and knowledge of personal finance and economics so that they can make better decisions for themselves, their families, and their communities, and learn to successfully navigate in our ever-changing economy. We carry out our mission in three ways.  We advocate to require financial and economic education in every state. We provide training, tools and resources – online and live through over 180 affiliates nationwide – to more than 40,000 teachers annually who in turn bring the highest quality economics and personal finance instruction to over 4 million students. We deepen knowledge and introduce high school students to critical career capabilities through our national competitions and Invest in Girls program. Learn more at and on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


The National Personal Finance Challenge (NPFC) is a fun and motivation nationwide team competition that provides your high school students the opportunity to get financially savvy and demonstrate their money management skills in six knowledge areas: earning income, spending, saving, investing, managing credit and managing risk. 

In the first round of the NPFC, student teams compete in a fun online 30-question rapid-fire challenge.  Top scoring teams move on to the National Finals in Cleveland, where student teams use what they’ve learned to create a financial plan for a fictitious family scenario. The top 16 teams in the National Finals will advance to compete for the national championship title in a Quiz Bowl.  

While in Cleveland ALL EXPENSES are covered including food, hotel, and events (transportation to/from state of origin excluded). The top four teams win cash prizes at our exciting in-person National Finals in Cleveland.