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Schools in the News

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Apr 25, 2018
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Schools In News, Activities, Featured Teachers, Behavioral Finance
Virginia announces 2018 Governor’s Challenge Champions in Economics and Personal Finance (Augusta Free Press) Congrats to educators in the NGPF Community, Jason Bartholomew of Nansemond River High School and Patricia Adams of Glen Allen High School, whose students starred in this competition.  100 BEST W!SE HIGH SCHOOLS TEACHING PERSONAL FINANCE (w!se) In 2013, W!se celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Financial Literacy Certification program and created the first...

Just One Resource: Saving for Retirement

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Apr 25, 2018
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Just One Resource
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  ANALYZE: Saving for Retirement The Gist: Three very different graphs tell basically the same story -- save early and often for retirement, kids, or you'll end up in trouble! Graph 1 shows how savings compound and grow over time, Graph 2...

In The Trenches: Value of Financial Education

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Apr 24, 2018
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Personal Finance
Every Tuesday I share some great examples of the power of financial education to improve student lives. Thank you to the teachers who contributed these examples on our FinLit Fanatics group.  From a parent of a student in Julius Prezelski's classroom: I just wanted to let you know how awesome this class is that you are teaching. Your personal finance class should be required for all MSJ students. I wish I had a class like that in high school. I know Sean has really enjoyed the class this...

Question of the Day: What uses the most energy in your home?

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Apr 24, 2018
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Question of the Day, Budgeting
Answer: Cooling & Heating systems (47%) Questions:  How does you family try and conserve energy in your home? Your family is looking at ways to reduce their energy bill. Your brother suggests using energy efficient lighting systems while your sister suggests investing in an energy efficient dishwasher. Where do you think there is more savings opportunity? Who do you think has higher cooling and heating bills? Homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona or Minneapolis, Minnesota?  Click here...