Personal Finance Opportunities

FBLA Personal Finance Competitive Event – FBLA’s Personal Finance competitive event is an individual, objective test event. The event focuses on many of the subjects covered in this course, in addition to more complex topics. You can learn more here.

FBLA Financial Literacy Certification Exam – FBLA offers the opportunity to become certified in financial literacy for free through Brainbench. Link coming soon!

FBLA Stock Market Game – Students in the FBLA-PBL Stock Market Game (SMG) work either individually or in teams of up to 5 members to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds to create a high performing investment portfolio. They track and manage their investments over the course of 15 weeks. You can learn more here.

H&R Block Budget Challenge – The H&R Block Budget Challenge is a teacher-tested, online simulation tool that replicates real-world budgeting and personal finance decision-making as students compete for scholarships. You can learn more here.

LifeSmarts  – LifeSmarts is a national educational competition focused on personal finance and consumer topics.You can learn more here.

Financial Literacy Summit – The Financial Literacy Summit is hosted annually by Visa and the Chicago Federal Reserve. It explores trends and outcomes of financial literacy, and interconnects personal finance with the global economy. You can learn more and watch past summits here.

360 Financial Literacy– This site was developed by the American Society of CPAs to teach some personal finance tips and tricks. Check it out here