To build a money plan, I will . . .

MARCH 11, 2015
2015 Be Money Wi$e
Financial Literacy Poster Competition!
A money plan is a budget. Posters
should show things students will do
to create a plan for their money.
Students could illustrate:
• Setting a goal
• Counting their money &
learning how much income
they have
• Checking the price to reach
their goal
• Saving money for their goal
• Tracking how they are
spending & saving their
To build a
money plan,
I will . . .
This annual competition is open to all 3rd-12th grade Vermont students. The contest is
sponsored by the State Treasurer’s Office and the Vermont Bankers Association. The three
top-placing students and their teachers will be recognized at a ceremony in Montpelier on
April 9! Go to to view the 2014 winning posters.
Vermont State Treasurer’s Office
Phone: (802) 828-3706 or (800) 642-3191
Email: [email protected]
Lisa Helme
Director of Financial Literacy & Communications
Winners of each grade division win a $100 cash
prize and their school is awarded a $100 cash
prize for supporting financial education. Students
placing 1st-3rd in each division are encouraged
to attend the April 9 ceremony in Montpelier in
recognition of Financial Literacy Month.
Vermont Bankers Association, Inc.
“With Vermont’s Banking Community, Vermont Prospers”
Theme: To build a money plan, I will . . .
Eligibility: The 2015 poster contest features three grade categories:
Elementary: 3rd - 5th grades
Middle: 6th - 9th grades
High School: 10th - 12th grades
Specifications: All posters must be between 8 1/2 “ by 11” and 11” by 17” in size
(11” by 17” is preferred) and must be submitted on white paper stock.
Submission Deadline: March 11, 2015
Vemont State Treasurer
Attention Poster Competition
109 State Street, 4th floor, Montpelier, Vermont 05609-6200
Please send entries to:
Poster Labeling: All posters must be labeled with the following information:
(1) Student’s Name & Grade; (2) Student’s School, Address, & Telephone Number; (3) Sponsoring Teacher’s Name (if applicable); (4) Parent Name, Contact Phone Number, & E-mail.
2015 Poster Contest Rules:
Posters will be judged on expression of theme (50%); artwork style and content (25%); and
creativity (25%). All poster submissions become the property of the Office of the State Treasurer, which reserves the right to reproduce artwork and publish the names of all students
entering, placing and being recognized in the honorable mention category of the competition.
In years with an inadequate number of entries, judges reserve the right to decline to name a
winner in a grade category.
2014 Contest theme: Think ... before you spend!
Elementary Division
Evan Forrest
Williston Central School
Middle School Division
Esther Mackenzie
Middletown Springs Elem.
High School Division
Julian Kelly
Montpelier High School