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Press Releases

2017

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High School Students Master Personal Finance Thanks to H&R Block

  Teens from Florida, Michigan and Texas Take Home $20,000 College Scholarships from Finance Competition February 15, 2017, Ka......

2016

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H&R Block Helps High School Teachers Tackle Financial Literacy in the Classroom

H&R Block Helps High School Teachers Tackle Financial Literacy in the Classroom KANSAS CITY, MO – Aug. 31, 2016 When asked about fin......

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Houston Student Wins National Financial Literacy Competition, Takes Home $120,000 College Scholarship

Angela Lin’s persistence in the H&R Block Budget Challenge will pay her college tuition KANSAS CITY, MO – May 25, 2016 – High s......

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H&R Block Highlights the Importance of Teen Financial Fitness During National Financial Literacy Month

WHEN: National Financial Literacy Month (April)    WHAT: Teens’ lack of financial literacy is a growing problem in the Unite......

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H&R Block and NBA Star Anthony Davis Celebrate Students Mastering Personal Finance

MARCH 4, 2016 (NEW ORLEANS) – H&R Block and Pelicans forward Anthony Davis surprised students today at New Orleans’ Holy Rosary High......

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H&R Block Survey Says: Teens Would Give Up Smartphones to Graduate College Debt-Free

Generation Z Insights coincide with recent $1.4 million in scholarships and grants awarded via H&R Block Budget Challenge Program Jan......

2015

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H&R Block Teen Financial Literacy Program Offers Generation Z

Real-World Money Skills and $3 Million in Grants and Scholarships H&R Block adds to multi-year commitment to help teens sharpen their......

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H&R BLOCK SURPRISES MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WITH $120,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Sean Lawrence deemed “most real-world ready” in nationwide teen financial literacy program Kansas City, Mo. — May 11, 2015 — Sev......

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H&R BLOCK AWARDS $1.4 MILLION IN GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH TEEN FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM

One exemplary high school and its students won $227,500 in scholarships and grants Kansas City, Mo. — Jan. 19, 2015 — As part of its c......

2014

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H&R BLOCK BUDGET CHALLENGE OFFERS $3 MILLION IN GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS, PLUS REAL-WORLD PERSONAL FINANCE SKILLS

Kansas City, Mo. — Sept. 8, 2014 — Many skills people need to succeed in life are learned early on by doing, from young children tying s......

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Teens Showcase Importance of Financial Literacy and earn more than $70,000 from H&R Block

May 7, 2014 Highlighting the importance of financial literacy in a showcase of educational prowess, teams of high school students natio......

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A CONFLICTED OPTIMISM: TEENS AND THEIR FINANCIAL FUTURE

March 28, 2014 Despite Anxiety About Debt and Employment, Survey Shows Teenagers Look to Wisdom of Parents and the Promise of College ......

2013

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H&R Block Dollars & Sense Awards Scholarships to Financially Fit Teens

Kansas City, Mo. (April 29, 2013) — In a face-off of financial wits, 16 teams of high school students from across the country battled for ......

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DoSomething.org and H&R Block Combine Humor and Education in New Teen-­‐Focused Personal Finance Campaign

Billboard chart topper, Far East Movement, asks teens to share ‘The Craziest Thing I Did To Save Money’ NEW YORK – Feb. 28, 2013 – ......

2012

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H&R BLOCK PARTNERS WITH COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL LITERACY—ONE GAME AT A TIME

Partnership combines curriculum and online gaming to teach teens real-world money lessons KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nov. 1, 2012 — H&R B......

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Miami Teens Demonstrate Financial Fitness to Earn Cash for College

  Kansas City, Mo. (May 3, 2012) — In a face-off of financial wits, students from high schools across the U.S. and Canada battled fo......

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H&R Block Offers Personal Finance Curriculum to High Schools Nationwide; Public Vote Will Determine Grant Recipients

  Kansas City, Mo. (March 12, 2012) — An election year is upon us. While Americans consider who will win their presidential vote t......

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Think Teens Need to Learn a Thing or Two About Money?

Media Contacts H&R Block Media Desk (816) 854-4287 mediadesk@hrblock.com Jenna Bennett (612) 375-8540 jenna.bennett@clynch.com ......

2011

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H&R Block Awards Scholarships to Financially Fit Teens

  Kansas City, Mo. (May 3, 2011) — In a face-off of financial wits, 16 teams of high school students from across the country battl......

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H&R Block Offers Grants to Teachers Nationwide

Teachers need online votes to secure curriculum; increase teens’ financial fitness (Kansas City, Mo.) — How many parents would hand o......

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