2019 Montana Personal Finance Challenge Dates:

January 14, 2019 - Teacher registration opens

March 4 - March 29, 2019 - Challenge ONLINE! competition - Teams login and face the Challenge!

April 15, 2019 - 7 qualifying teams face-off in championship play at the Federal Reserve Bank in Helena.

May 10, 2019 - The state winner will travel to the national competition in Lincoln, NE.   

Congratulations to the 2018 Montana Personal Finance

Challenge State Winners!

1st Place—Hellgate Team #2—Hellgate High School

(This team is headed to Nebraska in May to compete in the National Challenge!)

left to right: Beth Huguet(teacher), Sawyer Keyes, Calvin Beighle, Sawyer Keyes, Steven Klimkiewicz(teacher)

2nd Place—Think Logically—Billings West High School

Alivia Skeslien-Jenson, Peyton Kimmel, & Danielle Forsyth

Teacher: Nicole Bogunovich

3rd Place—Kevin's Chili—Billings West High School

Craig Walker, Abbigail Sparks, Dallin Wassmer, Jessica Hink

Teacher: Nicole Bogunovich


Press Release for the State Challenge can be found at


2018 ONLINE! Challenge Qualifying Teams:

1st Place—Hellgate Team #1—Hellgate High School—Score 680

2nd Place—GHS Lassies—Glasgow High School—Score 620

3rd Place—Hellgate Team #4—Hellgate High School—Score 600

4th Place—Kevin’s Chili—Billings West High School—Score 590(8 min complete time)

5th Place—Hellgate #3—Hellgate High School—Score 590 (20 min complete time)

6th Place—Money S.T.R.A.T.S.—Capital High School—Score 540

7th Place—Think Logically—Billings West High School—Score 530

Looking for some resources to prep for the test? Here are some great materials for you to check out!

Sample Case Study


Sponsored By:

Helena Branch Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Montana Council of Economic Education

Montana Financial Education Coalition


National Personal Finance Challenge