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Get your students real-world ready.

Only seven states currently require high school students to be tested on personal finance concepts before graduation, which means many teens are entering the real world without the skills they need1. The H&R Block Budget Challenge helps teens learn before they earn in a game-like environment with the chance to win valuable scholarships.


The H&R Block Budget Challenge

It’s fun. It’s free. And students love it. The H&R Block Budget Challenge helps teens get real-world ready from the safety of a classroom. Students pay bills, manage expenses, save money, invest in retirement, and pay taxes as if they were recent college graduates. With sessions September through April, teachers have six opportunities to participate.

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The Awards

H&R Block will award $200,000 in scholarships throughout the competition to the students who demonstrate they are the most real-world ready.

10 opportunities for student scholarships of $20K and incentives during gameplay.



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