Northwest Youth Financial Education is a program that aims to improve financial knowledge and behavior among youth and young adults. Their mission is to deliver fun, interactive programs to help young adults make smart money decisions. 

To learn more about their program, or find more resources, click Northwest Youth Financial Education

Max Learns About Money

Max Learns about Money
Help Max buy what he needs on his busy day! Find out about coins and do addition and subtraction. Recommended for children ages 4-10. 

Marlon Monkey Borrows Bananas

Marlon Monkey

Marlon is a monkey with an overwhelming desire to collect bananas. Marlon meets characters that help him understand  borrowing, saving and building trust (credit) with others.

Recommended for children ages 7-10.


Money Ninja Warrior

Money Ninja Warrior

Future financial warriors seek to defeat the Dark Samurai. First, though, they must train to defend themselves with different weAPPons (weapon apps) to gain the rank of black belt.

 Recommended for children ages 14-18.


Night of the Living Debt

Night of the Living Debt

Zombies have taken over the financial world and require regular payments if you and your credit are to stay in one piece. 

Recommended for high school Juniors & Seniors.

Credit Score Millionaire

Credit Score Millionaire

Credit Score Millionaire lets you see the impact of credit choices on things you want to do. Game show breaks help you progress through the milestones of the first years on your own.

Recommended for youth ages 16+




Experience making college decisions and finding a way to pay for them. Play through the eyes of eight characters, each with different backgrounds and interests. Explore alternatives to student loans and find out the long-term impact of decisions.

Recommended for youth ages 16-18.




Teens credit card program

Teens Credit Card allows you to develop a plan to get the most out of credit cards. This interactive game shows you how credit cards work and affect your finances.

Recommended for youth ages 14-18. Download Teen Credit Card Program


For further information regarding these programs contact, 


Lyle Hansen

Centeral District Director; Superintendent

   Evergreen Building
   (208) 736-3616
   [email protected]

Luke Erickson

Associate Professor, Personal Finance Extension Specialist 
Some extra information

   Caldwell Complex
   (208) 538-9936
   [email protected]