Enter This Year’s Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge, You Could Win $1,000 for Your School
Your school could have a chance at $1,000 when your students increase their financial understanding in the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge between Feb. 18 and March 29. Also, by participating in the Challenge, you can work toward Iowa Core 21st Century Skills requirements. Enter at www.studentloan.org/EnterChallenge.
Iowa high schools that incorporate the online financial literacy tutorial Student Loan Game PlanSM into their classrooms by March 29 can register in the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge and be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of 30 cash prizes. The drawing will award each winning school $1,000 total for its financial literacy programs and scholarship fund.
Iowa Student Loan®, the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and the Iowa College Access Network are the proud sponsors of this program.
Increase Students’ Financial Knowledge
Your students will learn how they might reduce their need to borrow for college through Student Loan Game Plan, an innovative online tool from Iowa Student Loan.
“Students often borrow for college without realizing the effect it will have on their future finances and lifestyle,” said Steve McCullough, president and CEO of Iowa Student Loan. “Student Loan Game Plan provides high school students with achievable ways to save for college and helps them understand the consequences of overborrowing for their education.”
Help Meet Iowa Core Requirements
Student Loan Game Plan, as well as other materials and resources offered by the partnering sponsors, helps meet financial literacy requirements for the Iowa Core 21st Century Skills.
For more information about the Challenge and how available resources align with the Iowa Core requirements, visit www.studentloan.org/EnterChallenge. You can also contact Matt Brown at Iowa Student Loan at (800) 243-7552, ex. 7656, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.