Wake Forest Schools of Business Students to Compete in “Financial Football” Game

8.30.2012 General, News Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – MBA students are getting ready for some football! Visa and Business Forward Charlotte 2012 will kick off a Financial Football competition on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 9:00 a.m. at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center, 200 N. College Street in Uptown Charlotte.

Financial Football is a fast-paced, interactive game that engages students while teaching them money management skills. Visa and the National Football League teamed up to help participants learn to tackle financial challenges.

London Fletcher, Linebacker, Washington Redskins
Senator Kay Hagan, D-North Carolina
State Treasurer Janet Cowell
Jason Alderman, Senior Director of Global Financial Literacy, Visa Inc.
40-50 students from the Junior Statesmen Foundation and Wake Forest University Schools of Business

Redskin London Fletcher joins Sen. Hagan, Treasurer Cowell and Visa for a showcase of Financial Football.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.

As part of this event, Fletcher, Hagan and Cowell will coach the students in a high energy game of Financial Football. Teams will compete by answering financial questions to earn yardage and score touchdowns.

More information about Financial Football may be found at (practicalmoneyskills.com).