Offering your students four exciting and fun features:
º A Personal Budget Game
º A Stock Game
º Built-in Lessons with Pop Quizzes
º National Challenge with the opportunity to win prizes
5 great reasons to invite your students to the challenge!
º Your students will gain valuable experience by building a monthly budget
º They will learn how to manage their checking and savings accounts, credit cards, and stock portfolios
º Your students will practice what you learn in class before using their real money
º It’s free, and it’s super fun – they can compete with their colleagues and practice your knowledge in an interactive game!
Dates: Registration is open till the 14th of every month. Challenge runs from the beginning of each month to the end of each month.
Prizes: The Top 3 students from each contest, (from the Budget Game and Stock Game) win a $100 digital gaming gift card for their classroom. Parents and Teachers/program directors of the top-performing finalists will be notified the week after the challenge ends.
We will also provide certificates of completion to all students that complete the Stock and Budget Games!
How does it work? Students must complete a full virtual month of our Personal Budgeting Game, and build a diversified portfolio of stocks, ETFs, bonds, and mutual funds to be eligible for prizes.
Students can earn a certificate in Personal Finance by completing all the included lessons as well.
Stock Game Rules
º Trading is open from the beginning of each month to the end of each of month. Challenges restart every month.
º Students may trade US stocks and ETFs, and US mutual funds, and bonds
º Students manage a $10,000 virtual portfolio at the beginning of every challenge.
º Weekly deposits of $100 will be distributed for students to begin trading on Monday mornings
º There is no minimum price for stocks
º Students may short-sell and buy on margin.
º Students may day trade
º Students may only invest 25% of their portfolio in any one security.
º Each student is allowed only one entry.
All results are subject to an audit to verify accuracy by the Portfolio Prodigies team. The results of the audit are final.
Budget Game Rules
º Students can play the Budget Game from the beginning of each month to the end of each of month. Challenges restart every month.
º The game includes 30 days of gameplay where students manage their bills and expenses.
º They start as students with part-time jobs, and after 2 weeks they graduate and take on full-time jobs.
º Students earn the most amount of points for meeting their weekly savings goals
Optional Completion Certificate
º It’s not obligatory for students to complete all the lessons to be eligible for prizes.
º For students who want to learn more, the included curriculum comprises 86 individual assignments on investing and personal finance.
º Each lesson includes a pop quiz at the end with 3-5 questions.
º Students are required to get 100% on all quizzes to earn the completion certificate.
º Students are able to retake quizzes to improve their score.
º Example assignments include:
• What is the New York Stock Exchange?
• Investing Strategies
• Pay Down Debt or Save?
• Life Insurance
• Use the Saving to be a Millionaire Calculator
To Register and Get Started with Your $10,000 Practice Account:
Click on the link below that matches your challenge to register:
º Personal Finance Lab Middle/High School Challenge – Click Here to Register
º Jr Prodigies Challenge – Click Here to Register