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Volunteer for this 'Mad City Money' simulation on February 7, 2020!


Mad City Money

  • Friday, February 7, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Volunteer now to take part in a one-time "Mad Money" simulation to teach money management skills to 300 Ithaca High School seniors on February 7th, 2020 from 1:00 pm-3:10 pm.  Around 95 volunteers are needed to play the roles of 'Mad Money Merchants' and 'Mad Money Guides' in this educational event.

What Is Mad City Money?

Mad City Money™ gives youth a taste of the real world - complete with occupation, salary, spouse, student loan debt, credit card debt, and medical insurance payments. Students gain practical experience in developing and maintaining a budget as they balance income and expenses, empowering them to be proactive about their financial future.  The curriculum can be offered in two formats: a two-hour hands-on simulation or a workshop designed for classroom delivery.

Roles You Could Play:

Mad City Money Merchant:
Entice student shoppers with both the necessities of life and the latest, greatest in consumer goods

Mad City Money Guide:
Help ensure a smooth-running event


The following training options are available:

Via Webinar:

We can schedule in-person trainings for groups of 5 or more.




Kenneth McLaurin, Jr.
Financial Management Educator
(607) 272-2292 x150


Ithaca High School
1401 N. Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Last updated January 14, 2020