How Big is a Billion?
One billion dollars is left behind when people do their own taxes. That’s like $500 on every seat in every professional football stadium in America. H&R Block and H&R Block Dollars & Sense are giving away $18,000 in classroom grants to see how kids come up with ways to illustrate the concept of a billion dollars. LEARN MORE
Would You Rather?
H&R Block Dollars & Sense and DoSomething.org have joined forces to give teens personal finance tips through a hilarious campaign called “Would You Rather?” The interactive SMS text message experience asks teens to choose between multiple penny pinching situations where they can challenge their friends to engage in the conversation around crazy ways to save money and be eligible for a $3,000 scholarship. To get started, text HRB to 38383.
Mind on My Money & Money On My Mind
Research shows that when you incorporate laughs into a lesson, it increases retention. With this knowledge, H&R Block Dollars & Sense and DoSomething.org decided to give away more than $30,000 in scholarships for young people who use the “Mind On My Money & Money On My Mind” toolkit to share with their friends three humorous exercises on important personal finance topics. LEARN MORE
We Are Teachers
Teachers, download lesson plans and receive $15 off 2013 tax preparation at a local H&R Block.