2016 National Economics Challenge Finalists!

You’ve been waiting for this moment! The results are in and we are pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2016 National Economics Challenge! These eight teams had the highest scores in the semi-final rounds of the Adam Smith and David Ricardo Divisions and will be participating in the Finals in New York City on May 21st-23rd. […]

POSTED: April 29, 2016 | BY: April Somboun

2016 Semi-Finalists: National Economics Challenge

  Thousands of high school students nationwide competed in the National Economics Challenge! We are delighted to share with you the 34 teams from the Adam Smith Division and 33 teams from the David Ricardo Division who have made it to the semi-finals. State Adam Smith Division David Ricardo Division Alabama Vestavia Hills High School Eufaula High School […]

POSTED: April 20, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , ,

Graduating From Test Scores to Credit Scores

Written by: Brian Page, Chair, Council for Economic Education Teacher Advisory Council Later this spring, high schools across the country will be graduating students from a world of test scores to a world of credit scores. Many teens will unknowingly be making decisions that will impact them in the decade to come. Yet most lawmakers […]

POSTED: April 7, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Personal Finance Is A Lot Like Relationships

  Written by: Matthew Gherman 11/12th Grade Teacher of AP Economics, American History, ELL Global History at Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn, NY. Matthew received the 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award.   Personal finance is a lot like relationships. They’re both taboo subjects in which everyone professes their advice and expertise, but in reality each […]

POSTED: April 5, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Rosie Pope’s #MySavingsStory

As you may already know, today is the first day of Financial Literacy Month and we have kicked off our #MySavingsStory video series with mom and entrepreneur, Rosie Pope.             Check her video on our Facebook page and find out how what her father taught her about savings and her one money advice […]

POSTED: April 1, 2016 | BY: April Somboun

CEE Launches #MySavingsStory Campaign to Celebrate Financial Literacy Month

    Happy Financial Literacy Month! The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is thrilled to announce the launch of the #MySavingsStory Video Campaign to inform and inspire kids to understand and take control of their financial lives. We’ve enlisted fashion designer Elie Tahari, best-selling author of Diary of A Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney, entrepreneur Rosie […]

POSTED: April 1, 2016 | BY: April Somboun

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