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Colby Eighth Grader Maddie McCarty Places First Nationally in the SIFMA Foundation’s National InvestWrite® Competition

New York, NY, March 9, 2023 –Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Maddie McCarty is getting a head start in investing. Now in 8th grade at Colby Middle School in Colby, Kansas, McCarty pored over her research into the financial markets to build an investment portfolio geared for long-term financial success. McCarty’s approach led to a thrilling achievement in the SIFMA Foundation’s Fall 2022 InvestWrite competition.

Kansas Insurance Department and the Kansas Council on Economic Education mark 20 years of the Stock Market Game

Topeka, Kan. September 1, 2023 – As students across Kansas return to school, they will learn many new and valuable skills to prepare them for their lives and future careers. Financial literacy is a key part of that education, and programs like the Stock Market Game give students a great opportunity to learn about important investing principles. 2023 marks the 20th year that the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner, a division of the Kansas Insurance Department, and the Kansas Council on Economic Education (KCEE) have partnered to bring the Stock Market Game to Kansas students.

Andover High School Places Fourth in 2023 National Personal Finance Challenge

JUN 08, 2023 | CEE

The results are in and students From California, Alabama, Arkansas and Kansas have been named top in the U.S.A. in CEE’s National Personal Finance Challenge! 

The National Personal Finance Challenge (NPFC) is a nationwide competition that offers high school students the opportunity to build and demonstrate their knowledge in the concepts of earning income, spending, saving, investing, managing credit, and managing risk.