Category: Podcasts

My Classroom Podcast: Ingrid Lu

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Dec 02, 2020
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Podcasts, Teaching Strategies, Tips for Teachers
NGPF’s My Classroom is a 10-15 minute weekly podcast series that will follow the lives of four amazing financial literacy leaders. Each one will share how they advocate for financial literacy and the teaching strategies they have used through COVID. Like the last series, each one is from a different area of the country and a different type of school, but this time you'll hear from a student-teacher, a middle school teacher, a former financial literacy teacher turned administrator, and a...

Podcasts For Your Classroom: Professional Athletes' and Money

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Nov 30, 2020
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Podcasts
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around professional athletes' experiences with money and has incorporated 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Few ideas for implementation are to have students listen to ONE of the podcast clips and then complete the Google form. You...

NGPF Podcast: Carolyn Cooper and her student Pranav discuss the importance of financial education

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Nov 28, 2020
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Podcasts
This NGPF Podcast features an 11-year old student, Pranav, and his teacher, Carolyn Cooper. When you hear Pranav describe his investment philosophy, it becomes clear that he listened to his teacher. Carolyn shares her story coming to the U.S. as a middle-schooler, her career as a CPA and her passion for financial education. Enjoy!  Details: 0:00~1:36 Introduction 1:36~17:55 Pranav 1:36~3:40 Pranav’s introduction 3:40~6:51 Pranav’s first business: Bun-Bun Bunny Sitting...

My Classroom Podcast: Dr. Patricia Page

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Nov 25, 2020
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Podcasts, Tips for Teachers, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Remotely
NGPF’s My Classroom is a 10-15 minute weekly podcast series that will follow the lives of four amazing financial literacy leaders. Each one will share how they advocate for financial literacy and the teaching strategies they have used through COVID. Like the last series, each one is from a different area of the country and a different type of school, but this time you'll hear from a student-teacher, a middle school teacher, a former financial literacy teacher turned administrator, and a...

NGPF Podcast: Bob Swift gives back by teaching the next generation about money management

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Nov 20, 2020
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Podcasts
As founder of a wealth management firm, Bob Swift noticed that many of his clients asked him to also educate their children about money. That led he and his wife to start a foundation and a program specifically designed to work with clients who lacked access to high quality advisory services. It's an inspiring story and one that demonstrates commitment, passion and impact. Enjoy!  Details: 0:00~1:40 Introduction 1:40~5:01 Background in investing  5:01~8:06 What is a fiduciary?...

NGPF Podcast: Dina Isola and Scott Dauenhauer share insights on managing your 403(b) and 457 plans

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Nov 13, 2020
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Podcasts, Investing, Tips for Teachers, Behavioral Finance, Advocacy
Dina of Ritholtz Wealth Management) and Scott of Meridian Wealth have a shared goal: for every teacher to have access to high quality vendors for their 403(b) and 457 retirement plans. At a recent NGPF Speaker Series event, they shared insights gained from working with scores of teachers and analyzing thousands of plan documents. Listen to this podcast and walk away with practical knowledge you need to analyze your own plan as well as tips on how to advocate for better plans. Enjoy! Details:...

Podcasts For Your Classroom: What's the Relationship Between Money and One's Emotional Well-Being?

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Nov 09, 2020
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Podcasts, Behavioral Finance
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) focuses on the relationship between money and one's emotional well-being with 3-5 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Few ideas for implementation are to have students listen to ONE of the podcast clips and then complete the Google form. You could...

NGPF Podcast: CJ McDonald on building a banking solution for kids

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Nov 06, 2020
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Podcasts, Entrepreneurship
Details: 0:00~0:58 Introduction 0:58~1:52 CJ’s background 1:52~6:25 Early money lessons 6:25~9:12 Working in sales  9:12~11:23 Importance of persistence  11:23~15:49 Lessons learned as an early entrepreneur 15:49~20:21 On starting Step 20:21~20:46 A word from NGPF 20:46~23:53 What Step offers 23:53~25:20 How much young people spend on banking fees 25:20~28:03 Credit building features 28:03~28:59 How Step makes money 28:59~33:05 On user acquisition  33:05~36:03 Starting to...

Podcasts For Your Classroom: What's New In the World of Investing?

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Nov 02, 2020
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Podcasts, Investing, Stocks
Welcome to the first official Podcast Tuesday! After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when clicked) focuses on the world of investing with 3-6 minute audio files explaining sustainable investing, the pros/cons of the Robinhood investing app and an analysis of who is benefiting from the recent rise in the stock market....

NGPF Podcast: Mark Schug and Dan Otter (403bwise.org) discuss financial fitness for teachers

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Oct 31, 2020
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Podcasts, Investing, Economics
This podcast was produced from an NGPF Speaker series event held in October of 2020 with guests Dan Otter of 403bwise.org and Mark Schug, President of Mark Schug Consulting Services and Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Details: 0:00~1:42 Introduction 1:42~13:00 Dr. Mark Schug and Dr. Dan Otter introduce themselves 13:00~16:26 On writing books for teachers 16:26~18:18 Dr. Schug’s book structure: case studies 18:18~20:09 Teachers can be rich too...

My Classroom, Episode #6: Speaker Series

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Oct 28, 2020
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Teaching Remotely, Teaching Strategies, Tips for Teachers, Podcasts
The October 22nd Speaker Series marked the conclusion of the inaugural My Classroom Podcast series. The weekly series was 10-15 minutes long and followed the lives and classrooms of four rock star teachers and NGPF Fellows. Each teacher was from a different area of the country, a different type of school, and currently teaching in a different environment (virtual, face-to-face, hybrid) but remain determined to make their learning environment as great as it can be during COVID.   Kerri,...

NGPF Podcast: Educators Tanya Battista, Jenny Trieu and Heidi Robison on the value of NGPF Certification Courses

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Oct 23, 2020
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Podcasts, Professional Development
This week I invited Tanya of International Institute of Minnesota, Jenny of Boston Community Leadership Academy (MA) and Heidi of King George High School (VA) to the NGPF Podcast. They shared something in common: each earned NGPF Certifications in 7 different content areas through their work this summer and into the fall. Certification courses are offered by NGPF in Credit, Investing, Advanced Investing, Insurance, Paying for College, Banking and Budgeting and Taxes. In this podcast, you will...

NGPF Podcast: Dr. Ashley Whillans on Time, Money, and Happiness

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Oct 16, 2020
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Podcasts, Behavioral Finance
Dr. Ashley Whillans teaches at the Harvard Business School. She is an award-winning and leading global expert on the relationship between time, money, and happiness. Her thoughts are regularly shared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review, just to name a few. She just finished her first book "Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life". This conversation was one of a kind -- you'll hear how Dr. Whillans transitioned from...

My Classroom, Episode #5: Lessons Learned

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Oct 14, 2020
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Teaching Remotely, Teaching Strategies, Tips for Teachers, Podcasts
NGPF’s My Classroom is a 10-15 minute weekly podcast series that will follow the lives and classrooms of four rock star teachers and NGPF Fellows.  Each teacher is from a different area of the country, a different type of school, and currently teaching in a different environment (virtual, face-to-face, hybrid)  but are determined to make their learning environment as great as it can be during COVID.    In Episode #5, Kerri, Tony, Courtney, and Julius all come together...

NGPF Podcast: Dr. Page and Bill Dwight on Teens, FinLit Tech, and Parents

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Oct 09, 2020
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Podcasts
Dr. Pat Page, a current classroom teacher, NGPF Fellow, and former State Teacher of the Year, recently completed her Ph.D. and studied the parents’ perceptions of financial technology to support financial socialization and literacy levels. Together, with FamZoo owner Bill Dwight, they shared what they learned, why it should matter to teachers, and how we can apply it to support our own students. They discuss family socialization examples such as students teaching parents and boiling down...