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CashCourse is a free online personal finance course administered by the National Endowment for Financial Education, particularly aimed at promoting students’ financial well-being. CashCourse provides information and tools that allow the student to make wise financial decisions in and out of school. You can access CashCourse here to register or find out more.

To encourage our students to use CashCourse, we are holding a scavenger hunt contest for students who register for CashCourse and complete the scavenger hunt by April 17th, 2018.  Those students who complete and answer eight or more questions correctly will be entered into a drawing for one of five $100 Amazon gift cards. You can access the Scavenger Hunt questions here.

Further information on the contest rules and instructions on how to register for CashCourse is listed below.

How to Enter our CashCourse Contest

CashCourse Contest Information and Rules

The SMMC and CashCourse have joined forces to offer a Scavenger Hunt contest. Once you complete the Scavenger Hunt, you must e-mail your answers to smmc@shsu.edu using your SHSU student e-mail by April 17th, 2018 at 11:59 PM. If you answer eight or more of the questions correctly, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards.

Start by clicking on CashCourse, register as a student, and you must add your Sam ID to be entered in the contest. Choose "SMMC Student Money Management Center" as your professor and start learning! Full gift card contest rules are below.

For help registering and entering, see the instructions under "How to Register on CashCourse and Enter Contest".

Individual Gift Card Contest Rules:

  1. Each student must complete the Scavenger Hunt and e-mail the answers to smmc@shsu.edu using your SHSU student e-mail by April 17th, 2018 at 11:59 PM.
  2. The SMMC will verify that the student has answered eight or more questions correctly to be entered in the contest.
  3. The contest is open from January 13th, 2018 to April 17th, 2018.
  4. The SMMC will announce the scholarship winners at our SMMC Student of the Year  Jeopardy contest, which will be held April 25th, 2018 at 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Student Affairs Annex, Room 129.

How to Register for CashCourse and Enter Contest

1. Visit CashCourse.org and click on the "Register for a free account" button under "Students"

Click here to access CashCourse

How to Register Step 1

2. Fill out your Information and select Texas under "State", and Sam Houston State University under "School"

How to Register Step 2

3. Click My Profile at the top-right and enter your Sam ID under "Student ID" then click Save Profile.

How to Register Step 3

Once you do this, you will be redirected to your CashCourse homepage.

4. Click here to access the CashCourse Scavenger Hunt Questions.

Below you will find the 10 Question Scavenger Hunt, make sure you can see all 10 questions.

If you are on a mobile device or are unable to see the PDF: Click Here to Download

5. Submit Scavenger Hunt answers to SMMC E-Mail

Click here to E-Mail


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