Budget Challenge announces the Teacher Challenge!
On May 6, 2020 in Press, Teacher Challenge by Tara CSR
Secondary school teachers in the United States and its territories are invited to sign up to play Budget Challenge Teacher Challenge this summer and be entered in a drawing for $1000, $500 and three $250 gift cards.

Teacher Spotlight — Steve Stofelano
We recently asked Steve Stofelano, a business teacher in New York, a few questions about his Budget Challenge experience. Here's what he had to say.

Real Life Financial Tips in Times of Covid-19
On April 17, 2020 in Tips and Tricks by Robbie Kaminski
At Budget Challenge, we work with our teacher partners to help create the next generation of financially capable young adults. But in our busy lives, it is easy to neglect our own finances. This might be a good time to do a quick financial tune-up by considering the four suggestions below.

Playing remotely during your sim? Here's 3 things to check daily
On April 9, 2020 in Tips and Tricks by Robbie Kaminski
Budget Challenge is doing its best to help assist our teachers during this new and unknown teaching environment. While it may seem overwhelming transitioning to distance learning, you really only need to spend a few minutes a day keeping up with the simulation.

Success Story — Fayette County Public Schools
Economics teacher Jason Eisele spearheaded an initiative to provide Budget Challenge for his school district. Fayette County Public Schools in Georgia had more than 1,000 students across seven schools in the county participate in a simulation this school year. We've asked Eisele to provide insight into his experience with the program.

Teacher Strategies to Enhance Distance Learning
On March 16, 2020 in Tips and Tricks by Robbie Kaminski
In light of school closures caused by COVID-19, we've compiled a list of strategies to use with your students to help ease the transition to distance learning.

Class Success Story — Linda VanDeWeghe
On March 12, 2020 in Success Stories by Robbie Kaminski
Linda VanDeWeghe just completed the simulation with her class. Read her success here.

First in the nation state-wide financial literacy grant pays off big for over 5000 Michigan students
On March 11, 2020 in Press by Robbie Kaminski
First in the nation state-wide financial literacy grant pays off big for over 5000 Michigan students. Read the press release.

In the Press — Webster Central
On March 6, 2020 in Press by Robbie Kaminski
The teachers in Webster Central High School continue to impress us with their ability to implement Budget Challenge in the classroom and were recently featured in the Webster Herald.

Interviewing a Superstar Teacher — Amanda Volz
On February 27, 2020 in Teacher Spotlight by Robbie Kaminski
Amanda Volz is a personal finance teacher that has been a top user of Budget Challenge since 2014. She has taught several hundred students using our simulation and has had a large proportion finish in the top 5% of students nationwide. Read our interview with Mrs. Volz.

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