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Summer 2019 CEE Report

No matter what the industry, it all comes down to knowledge sharing, creativity and economic empowerment. This blog focuses on that intersection.

POSTED: July 17, 2019 | BY: CEE

Recap: 2019 National Economics Challenge

The top 134 students out of a total of 10,000 contestants from high schools across the USA and China descended upon New York City to compete in the final rounds of Council for Economic Education’s 19th Annual National Economics Challenge (NEC). Through written exams, a Critical Thinking Round based on persuasive presentations, and head-to-head Read more…

POSTED: July 3, 2019 | BY: CEE

Recap: 2019 National Personal Finance Challenge

On Friday, May 10, 84 high school students out of a total of 18,000 participants nation-wide, each representing their home state, met at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to compete in the final rounds of the Council for Economic Education’s 2019 National Personal Finance Challenge. Each team had two hours to devise a financial plan Read more…

POSTED: July 2, 2019 | BY: CEE

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No matter what the industry, it all comes down to knowledge sharing, creativity and economic empowerment. This blog focuses on that intersection.

POSTED: May 21, 2019 | BY: CEE

Nan J. Morrison guests on Jill on Money podcast

Share this: CEE President and CEO Nan J. Morrison was a featured guest on Jill Schlesinger’s Jill on Money podcast, discussing the benefits of introducing K-12 students to personal finance, her best and worst financial decisions, how to “pay yourself first”, and more! Listen here: Jill Schlessinger is a Business Analyst for CBS News Read more…

POSTED: May 6, 2019 | BY: CEE

Semi-finalists announced for the 2019 National Economic Challenge

Share this: The following teams, numbering over 260 students from across the US, will be contending locally in the National Semi-Finals of the National Economics Challenge, the only competition of its kind that tests knowledge of economic principles and the ability to apply them to real-world events. These semi-finalist teams, each consisting of 3-4 students Read more…

POSTED: April 19, 2019 | BY: CEE

Financial IQ quiz by CEE featured as part of Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., presented by CNBC and Acorns

Share this: April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to be a part of CNBC’s Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., a financial wellness and education initiative in partnership with Acorns. The series was announced alongside the formation of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Advisory Council, intended to “bring Read more…

POSTED: April 8, 2019 | BY: CEE