to the Iowa Finance Challenge ONLINE! for Middle School and High School Students

The Iowa Finance Challenge ONLINE! is a FREE online financial literacy competition available for middle and high school students. This competition will only be offered online in 2021 and includes 30 questions which test students knowledge on income and money management, spending & credit, and saving & investing.

  • February 1 to April 9, 2021  Online Competition - Top 4 teams in each region will be invited to the State Finals - also online.
  • April 23, 2021 - online State Competition
  • May 4, 2020 - National Competition 
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Join hundreds of high school and middle school students across the state in this great academic competition.

  • Teachers - Register today and start creating your student teams.
  • Students - Study hard! The Finance Challenge ONLINE! will test you and your knowledge of personal finance.

Student Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in each Region

High School:

  • First place team members each receive $25 cash
  • Second place team members each receive $15 cash

Middle School:

  • First place team members each receive $25 cash
  • Second place team members each receive $15 cash

Teacher Prize

  • For each registered team that completes the challenge, you will be entered into a drawing for one $100 cash prize.

Every high school student, middle school student and teacher in Iowa is invited to compete in the Finance Challenge. Teachers can create as many student teams as they'd like and the Jump$tart Iowa Coalition will pay all registration and participation fees.

Good luck to all our student competitors. The Finance Challenge ONLINE! is a great way to flex your intellectual muscles and participate with students from across Iowa in an exciting and fun competition.

Contact us if you need information or assistance.