Welcome to Illinois Personal Finance Challenge!

The 2023 Illinois Personal Finance Challenge (IPFC) program offers both a middle school level of competition and a high school level of competition.

For BOTH High School and Middle School Competitions - Online Teacher Registration (top left option on this page) is open February 1, 2023 through April 26,2023.  

IPFC makes it fun and easy to engage students while assessing personal finance learning that is taking place!  Access to individual student and team test scores provide insight into content knowledge gained and critical thinking skills. Registration is simple and testing is convenient and easy to do.

Middle school students gain an advantage by learning early about personal finance. Teachers who add the opportunity for the Personal Finance Challenge add an element of competition to their classroom.  Watch the incentive to learn dramatically increase!  

High school students in Illinois learn about financial literacy and consumer economics topics in a variety of courses. The IPFC competition is a perfect way to engage students more fully in their learning and the  application of these concepts.  A listing of the most common courses in which personal finance is taught includes:

  • Social Science
  • Mathematics
  • Business
  • Consumer Economics
  • Economics
  • Family & Consumer Science
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Personal Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Literacy Education
  • ELA
  • After School Programs
  • Investment Clubs

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