Economics Challenge March 5, 2018

Register HereThe Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to partner for Annual Montana Economics Challenge.Montana High School teachers are invited to incorporate economic learning in their classrooms and assemble teams to compete in a challenging array of tests covering concepts, issues and reasoning.The most […]

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Teacher Training July 26-27, 2018

We are excited to announce July 26-27 for the dates for economics teacher training this summer.Thanks to the teachers who joined us for the 2017 Teacher Training Seminar in June.  Montana Council on Economic Education hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the year including workshops, conferences and seminars.Most of the workshops held by MCEE focus on […]

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High School Business Challenge

The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge. The program runs for eight weeks each semester of classes, spring and fall. Over 1,500 students compete annually in the HSBC. More than 19,000 Montana students have participated since its inception, with over $80,000 in scholarships having been awarded. […]

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The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game is a ten-week simulation in which students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Students must have at least five separate stocks and/or mutual funds at the end of the simulation, so research and diversification are crucial for success.  Top state winners are given cash awards by […]

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News & Information

MT Personal Finance Challenge (New Event!)

The Montana Personal Finance Challenge is comprised of two parts: the preliminary online competition and the in-person state competition. Teams of 3-4 students will compete individually and as a team. Each team member is given a unique access code to compete in the preliminary online competition while being monitored by a teacher. Each participant in […]

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MT Financial Education Coalition Conference Bozeman, April 3, 2018

“Financial Education MATTERS” is the theme for the 2018 Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) Conference. The 2018 MFEC Conference will be held Tuesday, April 3, in Bozeman at the GranTree Inn. The Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) strives to improve the personal financial knowledge and decision making ability of Montana citizens by promoting public awareness of the need […]

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Page One Economics

Does International Trade Create Winners and Losers? “It is the maxim of every prudent master of a family, never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy. What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great […]

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