Money Smart Kids!
As part of Money Smart Month, we hosted a Money Smart essay contest for middle school youth in grades 6-8.
- $2,000 First Prize for the 2018 Money Smart Kid, sponsored by COUNTRY Financial
- $1,000 Second Prize, sponsored by The Metropolitan St. Louis CRA Association
- $500 Third Prize, sponsored by Vantage Credit Union
The 2018 Money Smart Month Essay Question was: Create a brief news story describing the
potentially devastating effects of a natural disaster (fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, etc.)
on a family’s financial situation. Be sure to include tips and resources for readers to help prepare them for unexpected financial crises.