College students learn about banking, budgeting, credit, debt, insurance, taxes and more as they try to manage a budget for 12 virtual months.
Students learn to invest in stocks, ETFS, bonds and
mutual funds with a virtual $100,000.
Built-in assignments and quizzes help students learn and
work towards earning our Financial Literacy Certificate.
(Middle and high school teachers, please visit our financial literacy for high school students site designed specifically for your students.)
Whether you are teaching Personal Finance, Intro to Business, or providing a life skills seminar, give your students the practical experience and confidence they need to manage their personal finances, budget, credit, quality of life and investments.Request Demo Request More Info Register Now
Financial Literacy should be taught to ALL college students, not just those students taking a Personal Finance class.
With our turnkey Campus Wide Financial Literacy Site License or Branded Site, your university can make sure EVERY student graduates with basic financial literacy skills covering everything from banking, savings, credit and debt to insurance, taxes, investing and retirement.Request More Info Download our Financial Literacy Brochure
The Financial Life Simulation forced me to become a better manager of my money and taught me how important it is to pay ALL of my bills on time.
Reading about savings, budgeting, credit, and paying your bills on time is one thing, but our simulation makes the students LIVE IT. From flat tires on the way to work to unexpected dentist bills, our simulation teachers students to play for the expected and the unexpected.Request More Info Request Demo
Whether you are using our virtual stock market simulation or our personal budgeting game, each includes embedded curriculum to make sure students are learning each step of the way. Site licenses are available for larger programs, trading rooms, and campus wide financial literacy initiatives.Virtual Stock Trading Personal Budget Game Academic Research
My students rated the Stock-Trak simulation as the highlight of the class. The various rankings kept ALL of my students motivated.
Personal Finance Faculty have used our budget games and virtual trading platform in classes in a variety of ways.
With the ability to customize the content to match your curriculum and time frame, the options are unlimited.
Students are given a scenario where they are working full-time and living on their own. They start with a virtual checking account with $1,000, as well as a savings account, credit card account and investment account with $10,000.
Students roll virtual dice to proceed through the weeks and learn to deposit their paychecks, pay all of their bills, start an emergency fund, learn to improve their credit score, and practice investing in the stock market. Meanwhile, life’s unexpected events keep happening that challenge their budgeting and cash management skills.