Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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Kaitlyn Ferguson Wins SIFMA Foundation’s Spring 2021 National InvestWrite® Competition

August 26, 2021

New York, NY, August 26, 2021 – We could all learn something from 15-year-old Kaitlyn Ferguson. The extraordinary 8th-grader from Chapel Hill, North Carolina has charted her life goals and developed an investment strategy to fund them. Moreover, Ferguson developed her plan in the months that a pandemic created unprecedented challenges for her family and […]

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Cameron Turner Wins SIFMA Foundation’s Spring 2021 National InvestWrite® Competition

August 26, 2021

New York, NY, August 26, 2021 – We could all learn something from 11-year-old Cameron Turner. The extraordinary 5th-grader from Cape Carteret, North Carolina has charted her life goals and developed an investment strategy to fund them. Moreover, Turner developed her plan in the months that a pandemic created unprecedented challenges for her family and […]

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NCCEE was back in person!

July 20, 2021

NCCEE, in partnership with Fayetteville State University’s Broadwell College of Business and Economics, facilitated a full day of professional development for 19 teachers. Entrepreneurship, Side Hustles & Influencers was well-received by the teachers who were thrilled to be back in person. View the full report here.

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NC Personal Finance Champions Advance as Finalists in the National Personal Finance Challenge 

June 2, 2021

  Press Release  June 2, 2020 Contact: Sandy Wheat swheat@nccee.org NC Personal Finance Champions Advance as Finalists in the National Personal Finance Challenge  Charlotte’s Ardrey Kell High School Students are National Finalists From Budgeting to retirement planning, a team of students from Ardrey Kell High School in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg school system has demonstrated their knowledge […]

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The Personal Finance Challenge Comes to a Close!

May 17, 2021

The top five teams from high schools across North Carolina competed in the final round of the NCCEE’s Personal Finance Challenge State Championship. 2021 proved to be a challenging year but educators and students across the board remained committed to their students maintaining and excelling in their financial learning! The landscape changed from the previous […]

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SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite Winners Announced!

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org The Fall 2020 InvestWrite competition challenged students to write an essay about how they have adapted to change at some point in their lives, how a publicly-traded company has adapted to change, and how that company’s stock could be combined with other stocks, bonds, or mutual funds to […]

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The Stock Market Game™ Winners are Announced!

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org  Congratulations to all Stock Market Game™ students and teachers during the 2020-2021 school year! It is with great distinction that we announce the state champions and regional winning teams. The Stock Market Game™ (SMG( was made possible by generous funding from our program partners at Ally and the […]

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North Carolina Economics Challenge Championship Winning Announcement

May 3, 2021

April 30, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org  North Carolina Economics Challenge Championship Winners Enloe Magnet High School in the Adam Smith Division and Apex Friendship High School in the David Ricardo Division Win NCCEE’s 2021 North Carolina Economics Challenge and Advance to National Semi-Finals Congratulations to all North Carolina schools, educators, and students that participated […]

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Investing 101 Professional Development Offered by NCCEE

December 9, 2020

In November, 46 educators completed the virtual, self-paced Investing 101 professional development offered by NCCEE. Six Fidelity Investments volunteers participated in creating Q&A style videos covering personal finance and investing basics, retirement, building wealth, types of investments, and other miscellaneous investing topics. One teacher said, “Length and content [of the videos by industry professionals] was […]

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Insurance 101 professional development offered by NCCEE

November 20, 2020

In October, 49 educators completed the virtual, self-paced Insurance 101 professional development offered by NCCEE. Six State Farm volunteers participated in creating Q&A style videos covering insurance basics, auto, home, property, health, and life insurance as well as how to talk with teens about insurance. One teacher said, “These interviews with insurance professionals were gold. […]

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