Category: Just One Resource

Just One Resource - The Real Relationship Test: Reconcile Your Finances

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Jun 03, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] The Real Relationship Test: Reconcile Your Finances The Gist: Students are assigned a profile of a person to roleplay who is getting married to their partner. They are given details such as occupation, salary, debt, and more! Students partner up...

Just One Resource - CARTOONS: The Value of a High Credit Score

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May 13, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] CARTOONS: The Value of a High Credit Score The Gist: Students choose one of the five cartoons provided and analyze how credit scores can impact financial opportunities.  The Best Parts: You and your students can some chuckles from these comedic and...

Just One Resource - COMPARE: Types of Health Insurance Plans

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May 06, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] COMPARE: Types of Health Insurance Plans The Gist: Students learn about how different types of health insurance plans divide costs between the insurance company and the insured, and dive into the differences between HMO, PPO and POS health insurance...

Just One Resource - PROJECT: Craft a Credit Score Game

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Apr 29, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] PROJECT: Craft a Credit Score Game The Gist: Students work in groups to create a board game, card game, or trivia game that they can play with their classmates and test each other about credit scores!  The Best Parts: Students work in groups and decide...

Just One Resource - COMPARE: Types of Savings Accounts

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Apr 22, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] COMPARE: Types of Savings Accounts The Gist: Students conduct research to compare different types of savings accounts that they can use.  The Best Parts: Students explore a range of savings accounts including traditional, online, CDs, and Money Market...

Just One Resource - SOFT SKILLS: Accepting Criticism

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Apr 15, 2019
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] SOFT SKILLS: Accepting Criticism The Gist: Students roleplay realistic high school and workplace scenarios in order to practice the soft skill Accepting Criticism.  The Best Parts: Students get to practice their "accepting criticism" skills through 6...

Just One Resource - THE FINE PRINT: Financial Aid Package

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Apr 08, 2019
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Lesson Idea, Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] THE FINE PRINT: Financial Aid Package The Gist: Students analyze two different financial aid award letters to determine which school is offering a better package.  The Best Parts: Before diving into the financial aid award letters, students...

Just One Resource - CREATE: Write a Savings Letter

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Apr 01, 2019
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Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] CREATE: Write a Savings Letter The Gist: Students write a letter to a friend or parent with a savings goal they have so they have someone to help support them and keep them accountable! The Best Parts: Before writing the letter, students first...

Just One Resource - FINE PRINT: W-2 Form

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Mar 25, 2019
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Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] FINE PRINT: W-2 Form The Gist: Just in time for your students to file their taxes, they learn about the ins and outs of a W-2 form in this Fine Print resource! The Best Parts: As with all of our Fine Prints, students can read an article and watch...

Just One Resource - PROJECT: Budgeting for Your Credit Card Payments

Mar 18, 2019
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Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] PROJECT: Budgeting for Your Credit Card Payments The Gist: Students work within the average young person’s monthly budget to make payments on credit card debt accumulated over 4 years of college. They make decisions on where to spend and save...

Just One Resource - CALCULATE: How Much Do I Pay in Taxes?

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Mar 11, 2019
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Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] CALCULATE: How Much Do I Pay in Taxes? The Gist: Students explore how different factors can have a big impact on how much someone pays in taxes and how much they have leftover to spend on themselves. The Best Parts: Students practice using the...

Just One Resource - COMPARE: Find an Apartment

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Feb 25, 2019
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Just One Resource
     In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] COMPARE: Find an Apartment The Gist: Students go apartment hunting using actual apartment listing websites!  The Best Parts: First, students watch a video that includes helpful tips on what to look for and how to go about the apartment...

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: Navigate Your Online Bank Account (Short Version)

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Feb 18, 2019
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Just One Resource
      In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] INTERACTIVE: Navigate Your Online Bank Account (Short Version) The Gist: Students get the chance to explore different features online banking has to offer by going through an online bank simulation!  The Best Parts: Students review...

Just One Resource - ROLEPLAY: Sign Up for a 401(k)

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Feb 11, 2019
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Just One Resource, Investing, Retirement
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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] ROLEPLAY: Sign Up for a 401(k) The Gist: Students play the role of a new college graduate who has to pick investments in their first ever 401(k)! The Best Parts: Students see how much money they have in their monthly budget to allocate towards...

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: Shady Sam

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Feb 04, 2019
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Just One Resource, Interactive, Math, Behavioral Finance, Student Loans, Mortgages, Financial Scams
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team 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]  INTERACTIVE: Shady Sam The Gist: Students play loan shark in this engaging game where they see loans from the perspective of a lender as they try to maximize their profits.  The Best Parts: Students decide between three loan options for...