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H&R Block Budget Challenge Ambassador. Rachel Fox

H&R Block has partnered with teen finance expert and actor Rachel Fox, first known for her two-year stint on “Desperate Housewives.” Under her parent’s tutelage, Fox became interested in money management from a young age and began trading on the stock market at age 15. Four years later, Rachel has been named one of TIME Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Teens” and is the go-to source for financial management tips for teens. Follow along on her Fox on Stocks Blog as she documents her journey through the H&R Block Budget Challenge.

H&R Block Budget Challenge: Teens Master Personal Finance While Competing for $3 Million in Prizes

Teach teens essential finance skills through a fun, free educational program from H&R Block Dollars & Sense. Through this in-classroom, interactive simulation, teens can learn about budgeting, paying bills, credit and much more while competing for $3 million in college scholarships and classroom grants! Hear what teachers are saying about the benefits and rewards of this powerful, hands-on financial literacy

The Dollars & Sense Blog

Check out the latest from the H&R Block Dollars and Sense Blog. There’s something for everyone. News, advice, scholarship information, curriculum – you’ll find it all here. Check back for the latest in personal finance content.

Press Releases

Houston Student Wins National Financial Literacy Competition, Takes Home $120,000 College Scholarship

Angela Lin’s persistence in the H&R Block Budget Challenge will pay her college tuition KANSAS CITY, MO – May 25, 2016 – High s...

H&R Block Highlights the Importance of Teen Financial Fitness During National Financial Literacy Month

WHEN: National Financial Literacy Month (April)    WHAT: Teens’ lack of financial literacy is a growing problem in the Unite...

H&R Block and NBA Star Anthony Davis Celebrate Students Mastering Personal Finance

MARCH 4, 2016 (NEW ORLEANS) – H&R Block and Pelicans forward Anthony Davis surprised students today at New Orleans’ Holy Rosary High...

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