Personal Finance

Category: Objective Test

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 11-12

Event Guidelines

Participants must furnish their own No. 2 pencils and erasers and their own calculators. No graphing or financial calculators, phones, or other memory storage devices are allowed.


  • Credit and debt
  • earning a living (income, taxes)
  • managing budgets and finance
  • saving and investing
  • banking and insurance
  • financial principles related to personal decision making
  • buying goods and services


All FBLA members in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to compete.


The test will be machine graded. Ties will be broken based on the order the tests were returned. All judges’ decisions are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The first-, second-, and third-place winners of this event will represent Nebraska in the Personal Finance event at the National Leadership Conference, providing they have not entered this event at a previous National Leadership Conference.