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What are the most popular NGPF Questions of the Day (NEED TO UPDATE)

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Jan 19, 2018
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Since we have been providing educators with a Daily Question of the Day, I thought it would be interesting to see what you found most compelling. Here are the top 10 Questions of the Day (as of early January): How can my students under the age of 18 check their credit report? What fraction of U.S. millionaires are professional athletes? How much does the average college meal plan cost? what-college-major-provides-graduates-with-the-highest-median-career-earnings...

What's Trending In Careers?

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Jan 18, 2018
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Career, Current Events, Article, Research
Here's the latest great reads from Beth on new developments with careers: Education and Careers There have been a few articles on a state basis (here is one from Delaware) that advocate bringing back true vocational training to high schools. The expectation that high school produces career-ready adults in a 21st-century economy is unrealistic and counterproductive…..How CTE must change:   We first have to recognize that the current vision is only working for half of our young...

Question of the Day: What is the average number of jobs held by a worker over the first 30 years of their career?

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Jan 18, 2018
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Career, Question of the Day, Research, Employment
Answer: 11.7 jobs Questions: What are the primary reasons that people would change jobs?  Have you ever left a job? Why?  Think about an adult that you know well, how many years have they worked and how many different jobs have they held? What do you think the trend will be with your generation: more jobs or fewer jobs in the first 30 years of their career? Assuming that this statistic stays relatively constant, what does it tell you about the skills required to have a successful...

FinHero of Month for January 2018: Julius Prezelski of Mt. St. Joseph High School (Baltimore, MD)

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Jan 17, 2018
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Advocacy, Teaching Strategies
This post comes to you from Christian Sherrill, our Director of Advocacy here at NGPF. Christian interviewed Julius Prezelski, previous NGPF Podcast guest, last week over the phone. Their exchange was part of NGPF’s #FinHero Advocacy Push, where Julius earned the prestigious title of FinHero of the Month for January 2018. Why? For 21 dogged years, Mr. Prezelski has been advocating for comprehensive personal finance education, first at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, MD and...