The Carbon County & Tamaqua Area Spring Stock Market Challenge is back for 2023, and Mauch Chunk Trust Company is proud to be the official sponsor!

The contests are open to all Carbon county & Tamaqua schools and are completely FREE to enter! February 13, 2023 is opening day!

In addition to the regular student and teacher prizes, Mauch Chunk Trust Company is thrilled to offer a brand new Chromebook to the student with the highest portfolio in the contest!


Parents: Share this with your local teachers!

Teachers! Sign your students up here:

For more info on the contest


The Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy, through Brighter Financial Futures, is proud to announce that thanks to the generous sponsorship of Mauch Chunk Trust Company, all students in grades 3-12 can have full access to the Personal Finance Lab, free of charge. This world-class, web-based stock simulation platform and curriculum includes the Personal Budgeting Game, Online Learning with certifications in Personal Finance and Investing 101, plus the Stock Market Challenge. This cutting-edge, real-time stock market game is used in over 80% of the top business schools in the United States. Essentially, we went from 2 ten-week stock games to 4 quarter semester and 2 full semester programs with competitions. The 4 quarter semester programs are held in early fall, late fall, early spring and late spring. Now students can learn by using the curriculum, courses, trading, and the budget simulation. The platform provides lessons, assignments and grading for seamless teacher management as well as the superior gamification of the Stock Market Challenge and the Personal Budgeting Program. The competitions are held in the classroom, both county-wide and state-wide. The next big Stock Market Challenge and Personal Budgeting Competition begins on February 13th and area schools can sign up at

More information about the Mauch Chunk Trust Company Stock Market and Personal Budget Competitions can be found at

Together we can increase Financial Literacy in Pennsylvania & provide the students with a brighter financial future!
Want to learn more? Contact Eric Attinger ( or Carolyn Shirk (

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