#FinLitMonth Challenge

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner presents The Financial Literacy Month Challenge & Scavenger Hunt in partnership with CollegeBound Saver & EVERFI.


Financial Literacy Month is an annual opportunity to:
  • Evaluate your financial health
  • Create a monthly budget
  • Learn best personal finance strategies
  • Financially empower yourself
This year, Rhode Island students can earn a chance to win $500 in a college savings account!

The Financial Literacy Month Challenge & Scavenger Hunt consists of four age brackets. Students must only complete the Challenge that corresponds to their grade level. Students who successfully complete the Challenge will be entered into a random drawing by age bracket, terms and conditions apply.

What is the Challenge?
7 Financial Literacy Challeng questions
3 Scavenger Hunt questions

          Challenge I (Grades K – 4)                   
                 Challenge Link (EN) | Challenge Link (SP)

          Challenge II (Grades 5—8)           
                 Challenge Link (EN) | Challenge Link (SP)

          Challenge III (Grades 9 – 12, Vo-Tech)
                 Challenge Link (EN) | Challenge Link (SP)

          Challenge IV (Undergraduate)
                 Challenge Link (EN) | Challenge Link (SP)

How do I enter?
  1. Click the link for the age-appropriate challenge
  2. Read and agree to the terms & conditions
  3. Open the accompanying free lesson from EVERFI
  4. Complete the Financial Literacy Month Challenge & Scavenger Hunt
  5. Get entered for your chance to win $500 in a college savings account
Need support with answering questions from the Financial Literacy Month Challenge?

Check out EVERFI's no-cost and online financial education lessons to help.
  • Head to EVERFI’s Remote Learning Platform [platform.everfi.net] and follow the instructions
  • Once logged in, click Get Started on the financial education lessons based on your grade level​
    • Challenge I - Vault: Understanding Money (Lesson 1: Financial Decision Making)
    • Challenge II - FutureSmart (Lesson 2: Smart Shopping)
    • Challenge III - EverFi: Financial Literacy (Lesson 1: Banking Basics) & Pathways: Financing Higher Education (Lesson 1: Return on Investment)
    • Challenge IV - Marketplaces: Investment Basics (Lesson 1: Marketplaces &  Lesson 4: Keys to Investing)