Welcome to LifeSmarts! Here you’ll learn about consumer issues that impact your everyday life – everything from managing your finances, making smart consumer choices, understanding technology, staying healthy, and helping the environment – all with the goal of putting you in charge.

Coaches are invited to register and create teams, and students may register and compete online. We hope that you’ll check out the resources you find here, test your knowledge with practice quizzes, use TeamSmarts and LifeSmarts U, and compete online. Contact LifeSmarts staff with any questions.


High School Dates:

Access to official competition (category) quizzes BEGINS January 13, 2014

Access to official competition (category) quizzes ENDS at midnight, February 7, 2014

State in-person competition: Friday, March 21, 2014 in Portland

National LifeSmarts Championship in Orlando, Florida, April 26-29, 2014


Middle School Dates:

Online competition open September 9, 2013 – February 28, 2014

Top-scoring middle school teams will be recognized online. Maine does not have a state in-person competition for middle school teams.



Debbie Bechard, Maine state LifeSmarts coordinator

(207) 620-7180 ext 212, or

Maine LifeSmarts 2013 Sponsors:
– Maine Bankers Association
– Unum
– American Student Assistance