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Money Smart Kids Essay Contest 2017

Date of the event: April  3, 2017 - April 21, 2017  
Time of the event:  
Location: Kickoff Luncheon will be held in Indianapolis on April 21, 2017.  
Sponsor(s)  
Contact: Amy F. Bayliff  
Contact Phone: 317.605.8518  
Event Description:
In support of Indiana Money Smart Week® 2017 the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Committee and partner organizations are presenting the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest. Students in grades 6 through 8 are encouraged to answer the Money Smart Question with an essay of 750 words or less. The committee will review all essays and the top three will be invited to attend the Indiana Money Smart Week Kickoff Luncheon in Indianapolis, Indiana on Friday, April 21, 2017. All three will receive a CollegeChoice 529 plan and one of them will be named Indiana’s Money Smart Kid 2017.  Parents and sponsoring teachers are encouraged to attend the luncheon.  Teachers will also be awarded prizes as we celebrate and kickoff Money Smart Week 2017.  
 
The Indiana Council for Economic Education will provide a Financial Literacy Resource Kit for the student’s school which includes an assortment of classroom posters featuring personal finance concepts and up to $250 in ICEE instructional materials (http://econed-in.org/pdf/PFPrograms.pdf).
  
2017 Money Smart Kid Essay Question
 
Do you think there is a connection between financial health and physical health? Please explain your answer.   What can a city, state, or national policymaker do to help promote financially healthier citizens?
 
Deadline to enter:  midnight Monday, April 3, 2017.
 
Any questions should be addressed to indianamskid@gmail.com.
 
Additional Information: Flyer and Application