Semi-finalists announced for the 2019 National Economic Challenge

The following teams, numbering over 260 students from across the US, will be contending locally in the National Semi-Finals of the National Economics Challenge, the only competition of its kind that tests knowledge of economic principles and the ability to apply them to real-world events. These semi-finalist teams, each consisting of 3-4 students representing their home […]

POSTED: April 19, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Financial IQ quiz by CEE featured as part of Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., presented by CNBC and Acorns

April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to be a part of CNBC’s Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., a financial wellness and education initiative in partnership with Acorns. The series was announced alongside the formation of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Advisory Council, intended to “bring together the foremost […]

POSTED: April 8, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

#dollarandadream: Share smart spending decisions for Financial Literacy Month 2019

Join the Council for Economic Education in highlighting smart financial decision-making throughout Financial Literacy Month in April by sharing an important financial decision you’ve made. How have you used your money to benefit yourself or others? Did you give it to a friend, family member or an organization in need? Did you save it for […]

POSTED: March 27, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

CEE Report – Winter 2019

In this issue: 2018 Visionary Awards Note from Nan 57th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference Fulfilling the Mission – 2018 Accomplishments CEE to Merge with Invest in Girls 2018 Donor Honor Roll CEE’s Board of Directors CEE’s Associate Board Members

POSTED: February 15, 2019 | BY: John Jones | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Winners: Student Writing Contest – What Economic Advice Would You Give to POTUS?

We received close to 4,000 submissions from students all over the United States! The students addressed an array of topics that touched on current topics that personally mattered to them, their families and the communities they live in. Topics included healthcare, immigration, income tax, food, education and infrastructure. AND THE WINNERS ARE… GRADES K-4 WINNER: […]

POSTED: October 19, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson

Teaching Teachers the Ins and Outs of Financial Literacy

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  – Nelson Mandela To fully appreciate this blog, we must first get real about the state of financial literacy in our country.  The case for teaching teachers: Research suggests that children begin developing attitudes and behaviors about money as young as six […]

POSTED: October 11, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

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