Florida’s “Learn to Save” Challenge encourages students to show how financial literacy is important to them.

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:51 pm

Learn2SAVE

 

It’s never too early to start saving for the future, and CFO Jeff Atwater is challenging Florida students to do just that. Florida’s “Learn to Save” Challenge encourages students to show how financial literacy is important to them.

First, second and third-place winners will be chosen from each of five designated regions: Northwest Florida, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and South Florida.

Middle School Challenge (Grades 6th – 8th) – Using the Department of Financial Services’ Your Money Matter$ website, show how saving, budgeting or banking is important to you now and in the future. Using your category (saving, budgeting or banking), design a billboard that promotes financial literacy in that area and illustrates its importance. The submission must include a written explanation and drawing.

High School Challenge (Grades 9th – 12th) – Using the Department of Financial Services’ Your Money Matter$ website, select one of the Life Events listed and develop a creative 30 second Public Service Announcement video related to the chosen Life Event that can be used to promote financial literacy and financial preparedness.

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CONTEST TIMELINE
ALL entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm on October 31, 2015.