The 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 next […]
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.The High […]
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 […]
Thanks to all the teachers who joined us for our successful 2018 teacher training course.Registration will open for the Summer 2019 Teacher Training Seminar in the spring semester. There will be an opportunity to obtain training on the High School Business Challenge and the Stock Market Game from Tim Alzheimer, the simulations administrator. In addition to […]
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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.In 2018 “Hellgate Team 2” […]