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Amanda Volz

Author: Amanda Volz

TEACHER TIP - RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants

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Jul 22, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on the activity RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants. In this activity, students are given time, strategies, and resources to search for FREE money for college. Amanda also includes some tips for how to differentiate this project for students who are entering the workforce and do not plan to attend college.    For all of NGPF's Paying For College resources, visit the Paying for College unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: FICO Credit Scores

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Jul 15, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses INTERACTIVE: FICO Credit Scores in this new Teacher Tip Video! You'll learn tips on how to use the myFICO Credit Score Estimator and strategies to use this activity in your classroom.   For all of NGPF's Managing Credit resources, go to the Managing Credit Unit page....

TEACHER TIP - COMPARE: Making Credit Decisions

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Jul 08, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses the activity, COMPARE: Making Credit Decisions, in this new Teacher Tip Video! You'll learn all of her best tips and tricks on how to get students up and moving while learning the advantages and disadvantages of multiple credit options!     For all of NGPF's Managing Credit resources, go to the Managing Credit Unit page....

TEACHER TIP - Online Tools & Apps

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Jul 01, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another great Teacher Tip video on the popular project, Online Tools and Apps, where students become "app reviewers" and explore the ever-evolving line of personal finance apps and tools. Learn all about how Amanda implements this activity in her classroom with tips and tricks to help it run more smoothly in your classroom!      For all of NGPF's Checking resources, visit https://www.ngpf.org/curriculum/checking/...