Calling all New York City High School
Teachers and Students!

W!se is pleased to announce a social media video contest for the chance to win cash prizes!

Create a video about ONE of the following Financial Literacy topics:

  • A “Point-of-View” video on how to resist the temptation to spend, spend, spend!
  • “Healthy Financial Habit Challenge” – 3 tips for success on ONE of the following: a) budgeting, b) saving, c) investing, d) improving your FICO credit score?
  • A public service announcement on the most important financial principle(s) your peers should follow.

Important Information:

  • To be eligible: High Schools must be located in New York City.
  • Videos should be between 45 seconds and 2 minutes.
  • The contest will run from February 5 to March 25.
  • Winners will be announced in early April.
  • Students are encouraged to utilize social media filters, effects, and current trends in their videos.
  • Please do not use copyrighted music.
  • Videos can ONLY be submitted to W!se by teachers on behalf of their students.
  • Students should provide their teachers with a URL link (TikTok, IG reels, YouTube shorts) or the original video file to submit on their behalf.
  • Please use the official contest hashtag when posting on social media: #WiseFinLit
  • Reminder: Teachers should upload consent forms at the time of submission for Contestants and all Participants under the age of 18 appearing in the video.


  • First Place: $2,500
  • Second Place: $1,500
  • Third Place: $1,000
  • Teachers representing the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place students will receive $1,000, $750, and $500 respectively.

Video Rules


Parental Consent Form

Submit Your Video!

For questions, please contact Dario Stipisic at

Sponsored by Bread Financial

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