Montana State University

Marsha A. Goetting

Montana State University
Extension Economics
P.O. Box 172800
Bozeman, MT 59717-2800

Tel: (406) 994-5695
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 208C Linfield Hall

Montana High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP)

Teacher with StudentsThe NEFE High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) was initiated in 1984 as a public service to increase the financial literacy of America's youth. The materials can be ordered from There is no charge for the resources for classroom use.

The seven-unit program provides teens with a greater understanding of and ability to manage their personal finances in the areas of goal setting, budgeting, and saving. The program uses unique games, simulations, case studies, and interactive exercises to provide hands-on experience for students to test and apply the financial principles and concepts being taught.

HSFPP is offered by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE) in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture- Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service and participating Land-Grant University Extension Services; and with the Credit Union National Association, Inc., and America's Credit Unions. To date, it has been taught to over three million students in all 50 states.