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Question of the Day: How much more does a college graduate 25-34 years old earn annually compared to a non-graduate?

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Jan 21, 2018
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Paying for College, Question of the Day, Research
Answer: $20,000 per year Questions: Was your estimate higher or lower than the actual answer? Why do you think you over/underestimated? What are the factors that make this wage gap so large? Do you anticipate this wage gap increasing or decreasing in the future? Why? Here's the ready-to-go slides for this Question of the Day that you can use in your classroom. Behind the Numbers (from Motley Fool): It's no secret that those who graduate from college are more likely to...

What I'm Reading This Weekend (January 20-21, 2018)

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Jan 19, 2018
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Investing, Current Events, Credit Cards
Beth has done it again...check out her curated list of reads and you will be well-equipped to enrich others with your knowledge of monopsony (don't worry I had to look it up too!), melt-ups, physics of electric car batteries, "going gray" and the supply/demand situation for donated clothes. Enjoy your weekend! -------------- Technology/CES Parenting in the age of smart phones is extremely challenging--and at times, downright frightening.  If it makes you feel any better, High Tech execs...

NGPF Podcast: Tim Talks With Social Entrepreneur Elizabeth Dettke

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Jan 19, 2018
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Podcasts, Entrepreneurship
Hat tip to NGPF's Melissa Belardi for letting us know about her "amazing friend, Elizabeth!" Where does the tale of amazing Elizabeth begin? Its starts with a stint in the Peace Corps in Rwanda, While there, she ventured out into the rural community of Zaza and befriended, Christine, who approached her with the idea of creating a social enterprise for stigmatized women. The dynamic duo worked tirelessly through the highs and lows (entrepreneurs know of what I speak) to make Christine’s...

What are the most popular NGPF Questions of the Day?

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Jan 19, 2018
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Question of the Day, Paying for College, Career, Credit Cards, Credit Scores, Budgeting, Taxes
Since we have been providing educators with a daily Question of the Day since November, 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/Children (Under Age of 18) Check Their Credit Report? What fraction of U.S. millionaires are professional athletes? What is the average credit score for 18-24 year olds?  What college major provides graduates with the highest median career earnings?...