Category: Podcasts

NGPF Podcast: Ennie Lim co-founded HoneyBee to improve financial wellness in the workplace

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Aug 20, 2021
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Podcasts, Entrepreneurship
You will be inspired by Ennie's story of how her own personal financial challenges motivated her to start HoneyBee. Honored by Inc. Magazine as a top female founder, Ennie has created a business at HoneyBee that combines the best of fintech while retaining a socially oriented mission. Listen as she describes how HoneyBee's products and services increases financial wellness in the workplace through a combination of a "rainy day fund" and financial education. [Full disclosure: I am an investor...

My Classroom: When Students Lead (Part 2)

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Aug 17, 2021
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Podcasts, Advocacy
My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. This is the first of a two-part series: When Students Lead. We are giving a handful of students the microphone to tell us what they enjoyed the most about a personal finance class, and what lessons were most important.  These students will also inspire you to take your personal finance class to the next level. They are working so hard to advocate for every high school student in their state to be...

Classic NGPF Podcast: Jonathan Clements discusses his book "From Here To Financial Happiness"

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Aug 13, 2021
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Podcasts, Investing
Jonathan Clements has been a frequent guest on the NGPF Podcast. Here's one of our most popular podcasts from a conversation we had back in 2018 to discuss his book From Here to Financial Happiness: Enrich Your Life in Just 77 Days. Details 0:00–1:10 Introduction 1:11–6:17 Jonathan’s scoop on From Here to Financial Happiness 6:18–8:11 The fundamental importance of compounding interest 8:12–10:11 Meeting the magical “tipping point” after a tough...

My Classroom: When Students Lead (Part 1)

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Aug 03, 2021
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Podcasts, Advocacy
My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. This is the first of a two-part series: When Students Lead. We are giving a handful of students the microphone to tell us what they enjoyed the most about a personal finance class, and what lessons were most important.  These students will also inspire you to take your personal finance class to the next level. They are working so hard to advocate for every high school student in their state to be...

NGPF Podcast: Three RI High School Students On Advocating for Financial Education

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Jul 30, 2021
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Podcasts, Advocacy
I n this special NGPF Podcast, Yanely interviews three high schoolers from Rhode Island: Lila Somvanshi, Matthew Tactacan & Penelope Tejada. They discuss why they are so passionate about financial education which led them to testify in favor of a bill that would increase access to this essential course. Enjoy hearing from these passionate advocates.   Details: 0:00~1:07 Introduction 1:07~5:16 The three students’ backgrounds 5:16~10:45 The value of personal finance education...

NGPF Podcast: Prof. Burton Malkiel on Random Walk Down Wall Street (Classic)

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Jul 24, 2021
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Podcasts, Investing
With animal spirits and speculation running rampant on Wall Street (SPACs, bitcoin, meme stocks to name a few) it seemed an ideal time to rebroadcast my conversation with Professor Malkiel, whose 1973 classic, Random Walk Down Wall Street, remains a must-read for investors. Enjoy!  ...

My Classroom Podcast: Creating Classroom Culture for Middle Schoolers

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Jul 20, 2021
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Podcasts, Middle School Tips
? Our Middle School Course Syllabus is an excellent way to start thinking about your middle school personal finance classroom.   My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. Each week we will speak with different teachers who will share timely tips, resources, and teaching strategies that can be implemented immediately into the classroom. Click here to subscribe to our blog and receive each podcast, as well as our Questions of the Day,...

NGPF Podcast: Micah Bender on how new NCAA regs increase need for financial education

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Jul 16, 2021
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Podcasts, Personal Finance, Advocacy
Thanks to Barb O'Neill for connecting me with this week's NGPF podcast guest. Micah Bender wears a few hats including leading financial literacy efforts at the state level in New Jersey. His side hustle involves providing financial education to college student-athletes. This brings together two of Micah's passions derived from 14 years as a personal finance teacher and sports coach. That passion is evident in our conversation that follows. Enjoy!  Details: 0:00~1:32 Introduction 1:32~2:46...

NGPF Podcast: Kelly Lannan of Fidelity on Gen Z Investing Trends

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Jul 09, 2021
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Podcasts, Investing
  NGPF Podcast welcomes back Kelly Lannan from Fidelity to talk Gen Z and their increased interest and access to the world of investing (see Fidelity study here). The past year has seen increased stock market participation with the meme stock craze, new trading platforms with no fees and low minimums and the influence of social media (TikTok and WallStreetBets come to mind). Kelly shares what she is seeing in her role at Fidelity and how her company is embedding education into their apps...

My Classroom: Tying Together Personal Finance and Economics

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Jul 06, 2021
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Podcasts
My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. Each week we will speak with different teachers who will share timely tips, resources, and teaching strategies that can be implemented immediately into the classroom. This week, we welcome Derek D'Angelo and Joey Running. Derek & Joey will discuss strategies to embed personal finance concepts into an economics class, and economics concepts into a personal finance class.  Derek D'Angelo taught AP...

NGPF Podcast: Author and Gen Zer Ella Gupta on money lessons for her generation

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Jul 02, 2021
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Podcasts
Continuing on the theme of incredible young people channeling their passion for personal finance, this week on the NGPF podcast you will hear from high schooler Ella Gupta. We discussed her book, Gen Z Money $ense, which is best described as "a framework for anyone looking to build wealth and make their dreams a reality through investing and taking charge of their financial future." Ella shares her motivation for writing the book and why she focused so much attention in the book on investing....

NGPF Podcast: Meet Rishi Vamdatt:, the 11-year-old founder of Easy Peasy Finance

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Jun 25, 2021
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Podcasts, Financial Literacy, Personal Finance
  WOW! Have you ever had a conversation with an 11-year-old about the wisdom of index funds, the power of compounding returns and the process of opening a brokerage account? Nope, neither had I until I had the opportunity to talk to Rishi Vamdatt earlier this week. Enjoy!  Details: 0:00~1:04 Introduction 1:04~2:07 What is Easy Peasy Finance?  2:07~3:10 Interest in personal finance 3:10~5:07 Creating a YouTube channel and a website 5:07~6:31 The power of starting early 6:31~10:48...

My Classroom Podcast: Candice Matthews Brackeen, the Founder and CEO of Lighthouse

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Jun 22, 2021
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Entrepreneurship, Podcasts
My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. Each week we will speak with different teachers & professionals who will share timely tips, resources, and strategies that can be implemented immediately into the classroom. This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Candice Brackeen.  The Wall Street Journal named Mrs. Brackeen a Top 10 women venture capitalists for 2020. She will share what students and teachers should know about...

NGPF Podcast: Sitara Nieves and Jed Kim talk Season 2 of the Million Bazillion Podcast

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Jun 18, 2021
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Podcasts
  With Season 2 of Million Bazillion podcast launching this Tuesday (June 22nd), I was excited to sit down with Sitara Nieves, Executive Director of On-Demand at Marketplace and Jed Kim, host of Million Bazillion. If you are new to Million Bazillion, it's a podcast about money for kids and their families that helps to make money more understandable. Geared for middle school-aged kids, Sitara, Jed and team use questions from kids to explain taxes, the stock market and pricing anomalies (the...

Three entrepreneurial lessons I learned from Rich Barton, the co-founder of Expedia and Zillow

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Jun 14, 2021
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Podcasts
I'm a huge fan of podcasts as a way to continue to educate myself about entrepreneurship. There's so much to learn from Rich Barton who built two of the biggest consumer internet brands of the past 20 years in the travel and real estate industries. Here's three things I learned in his recent podcast with Guy Raz on How I Built This: Most entrepreneurial opportunities are built out of frustration. Rich didn't like having to go through a corporate travel agent while working at Microsoft and...