Jun 30, 2015
Personal Finance, Index Funds, Investing, Mutual Funds, Financial Literacy, Stocks, Current Events, Video Resource, Front Page Spotlight
Andrew and Jessica have had an epic time at the FBLA National Conference in Chicago. We’ve loved the enthusiasm shown by both the student competitors and their advisors. For those who attended our Tuesday or Wednesday workshop, “How to Invest Like LeBron James,” we promised you the slides, and we’re delivering here. The live polling is closed, but you could set up your own poll for free (like we did), using Poll Everywhere (not an official endorsement — just the...
May 11, 2015
Featured Teachers, Personal Finance, Teaching Strategies, Schools In News, Front Page Spotlight
Last week, we announced the winners of our First Annual Financial Literacy Month Contest. We received over forty entries, from high school and college personal finance educators throughout the United States, in two categories: “Best Personal Finance Resource” and “Best Personal Finance Activity.”
Each of the five winners in the “Best Resource” category will be receiving $100 from NGPF and were featured in an NGPF blog post. In this category, teachers were asked to describe...
May 05, 2015
Personal Finance, Teaching Strategies, Schools In News, Front Page Spotlight
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week 2015, NGPF is celebrating the hard work and commitment to personal finance education exhibited by our nation’s teachers by featuring just a few members of our NGPF educator community.
Featured Teacher: Tara Schoeny, personal finance teacher
School: Sycamore High School, Montgomery, Ohio
What is your favorite part of teaching personal finance?
I would have to say, my favorite part about teaching personal finance is the real world skills it gives my...