Learn about credit and put your knowledge to the test. Compete with other youth across the state of Michigan to earn prizes in this online challenge during the entire month of April.

What is the 4-H Show Your Money Smarts Contest?

Learn about credit in  2020  and put your knowledge to the test. Compete with other youth across the state of Michigan in this online challenge during the entire month of April. During this Money Smart Month contest, you can win prizes for both your county 4-H program and yourself. High scoring youth will be entered into a prize drawing. Counties with 25 or more youth participants will be eligible to receive a prize package worth more than $50.

Why participate?

 4-H Show Your Money Smarts Contest aims to give youth a jump start by equipping them with the power of knowledge to make wise financial choices. Learn how to use credit wisely in this year's second annual online contest. 

Who should participate?

Any youth 13-19 across the state of Michigan.

When can I participate?

The contest will be available April 2020.

Where can I participate?

Anywhere you are on an IOS or android device through the online app.

Is there a cost?

This contest is absolutely FREE due to a generous gift from Chemical Bank.

How do I participate?

Details will be available at the start of 2020.

Who can I contact if I have questions?

Kathy Jamieson at jamies13@msu.edu

Laurie Rivetto at rivettol@msu.edu

 Download Show Your Money Smarts Contest flyer

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