FinanceChallenge

Welcome to the Personal Finance Decathlon!

Get ready for the 2017 Personal Finance Challenge! Test your personal finance knowledge against hundreds of students across Minnesota.

What is the Personal Finance Decathlon? In the Personal Finance Decathlon, teams of students compete online to demonstrate their knowledge of personal finance by taking an online test covering questions in 10 areas of personal finance. Winning teams are then invited to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for the state championship with an opportunity to earn a trip to nationals in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Register today and start creating your teams!

2017 Personal Finance Decathlon Format and Rules:

Personal Finance Challenge: Format and Rules 

2017 Personal Finance Challenge Dates:

January 1 - Teacher registration opens

January 1 - March 1, 2017 - Online competition - Teams login and face the Challenge!

April 12, 2017 - 12 qualifying teams face-off in championship play at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

The state winner will travel to the national competition in Kansas City, MO. Up to $1,500 will be provided to this team to support travel costs.

Personal Finance Decathlon Resources:

Students: Study hard for the test! It will cover 10 areas of personal finance.

Need more help preparing for the test? Here are some great resources to get you started!

MCEE's FREE Making Personal Finance Decisions Curriculum 

Helpful Sites for Preparing for Personal Finance Decathlon

Personal Finance Decathlon Sample Questions

Personal Finance Decathlon QUIZ BOWL Sample Questions

Sample Case Study

The Mission of the Minnesota Council is to equip Minnesotans with the economic and personal finance understanding needed to succeed in today's complex economy. The PERSONAL FINANCE DECATHLON supports this mission by creating a fun incentive for students to take ownership of their education, their choices and their future.

2016 Winning team from Mounds View High School