2012 Money Smart Kid Essay Contest: Deadline is April 2, 2012 — Feb 23, 2012
In support of Money Smart Week, the Iowa Credit Union Foundation and the Iowa Bankers Association are sponsoring the annual Money Smart Kid Essay Contest in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The winner will help promote financial literacy for Money Smart Week.
One student will be named this year's Money Smart Kid, and will receive a $1,000 College Savings Iowa account, which is Iowa's 529 college savings plan that can be used at any accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S.
Finalists may be selected to read their essays at one or more Money Smart Week events. Students in grades 6th-8th may enter the contest by answering the question in no more than 300 words. See guidelines for additional requirements.