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As MoneySKILL Mania goes virtual, local high school students learn personal finance

High school financial literacy program hosts its annual competition on Kahoot!

With experts warning that today’s staggering unemployment may lead to a prolonged recession, financial literacy is more important than ever.

That’s why the University at Buffalo School of Management and M&T Bank have partnered—since 2006—to help local high school students develop critical personal finance skills through the free MoneySKILL® program and the annual MoneySKILL Mania competition.

At Buffalo’s Hutchinson-Central Technical High School, retired 1st Sgt. Stephen Frazier has been a longtime supporter of MoneySKILL, using the online program and playing Mania each year with his Hutch-Tech Junior ROTC cadets. This year, he went even bigger—playing MoneySKILL Mania on Kahoot!, a game-based learning platform, with cadets from schools around New York State and in Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

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