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Setting Up Your Class Or Contest

To create your contest, log in as an administrator (if you’re seeing this page, you probably already have), and find your Administrator menu at the top left of the page Video Tutorial This video tutorial walks through each challenge rule, it is about 7 minutes long. Creation Form This is a description of everything you’ll Read More…

Creating and Managing Assignments

Assignments are a great way to manage your class’s activities around the simulation and this learn center, giving you the ability to track your student’s progress in trading, reading articles, and using our calculators. This will be a quick overview of what Assignments are, and how you can best make use of them in your Read More…

Teacher Reports

This guide will illustrate the different reporting tools instructors┬áhave at their disposal. The Reports page can be accessed under the Administration menu at the top of the page: At the bottom of all Reports pages, there is a button to connect directly with our support team for live support. Video Tutorial This video tutorial will Read More…

Communicating With Students

Personal Finance Lab has a built-in way to communicate with your students, post messages, or even add sponsorships to your classes. All of this can be found from the “Post A Message” page under your Admin menu. This will take you to the Announcements tool. Posting a message is easy – just write what you Read More…

Student Reporting

On your Instructor Administration page, you can view all of your student information. This tutorial walks through what each of these pages have, in detail. Student Accounts This is the first tab on your report, with some basic information on your students: This report will show you all of your student usernames and passwords, along Read More…

Spots Trading FAQ

Simulator Spot Trading Spots are very easy to trade (if your contest allows it). Simply choose the action like you would with a stock, select the quantity and the spot you wish to trade from the dropdown from the Spots trading page. Trading Details There are a few things to note with spot contracts: Types Read More…

Bonds Trading FAQ

Trading Bonds If they are allowed in your contest, you can use the Bonds Trading Page. Simply select the bond you want to buy or sell, how much you want to buy, and trade! Notes for trading bonds: All bonds, corporate and treasury, that we support are in one master list. We only have US Read More…

Options Trading FAQ

Trading Options If options trading is allowed in your contest, you can use the Options trading page. Trading options on your simulator is easy but there a few differences between the real world and a simulator. To trade options start by going to the Make a trade => trade options tab. Simple or Spread: Simple Read More…