Why is Budget Challenge the most effective financial education tool available? Its patented program is unique in its ability to simulate for students the process managing all the finances of an independent young adult, including paying bills, saving for retirement, accomplishing key goals like paying down debt and setting up an emergency fund, and dealing with unexpected events.
There is a big difference between 'Teaching for Understanding' and 'Teaching for Capability.' Budget Challenge is the only financial literacy program that does both and examples of this difference can be found inside and outside the classroom. See Below: