Parent of a Teen? Know a Teen?
Tell Them to Play Money Mission!
Farm-this, Mafia-that…we all know teens play plenty of games online. Enter Money
Mission. Now when they play games online, they can also have the chance to earn scholarships for college!
What is Money Mission?
Money Mission is an online simulation, available to play
through First Community Credit Union, that teaches real life financial skills. Teens create an avatar and live, work and make real life financial decisions in the game's simulated village, Mission Heights.
Money Mission gives youth an opportunity to consider the financial obligations they face and how they will deal with them in real life.
How Long is the Game?
During each session, players are encouraged to make a wide
range of decisions, including buying a car, trading stocks, and holding down a job. The choices players make are tied to their avatar's happiness meter, a barometer designed to demonstrate how good financial
decisions require life balance. Those who navigate this simulated world successfully will have a chance to win a scholarship.
Why is Money Mission Important?
This is the only financial literacy tool in the
marketplace that fulfills the need for financial education within an interactive, online competitive gaming environment that also rewards college bound seniors with scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education.
How Do Teens Start Playing?
Anyone can sign up to play Money Mission at
www.firstccu.com. When you click on the Money Mission graphic to sign up, you'll enter Mission Heights and begin your Money Mission. College bound seniors will also have the opportunity to compete for
Encourage the teens you know to sign up for Money Mission click the logo above!!!!