TEACHER TIP - CALCULATE: High Rate vs Debt Snowball

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Oct 22, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF

Amanda Volz brings you a Teacher Tip video on the activity CALCULATE: High Rate vs Debt Snowball. This activity uses an online calculator to pay off a hypothetical portfolio of debts using both the High Rate method and the Debt Snowball Method. Amanda provides some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this activity in your classroom!
For all of NGPF's Managing Credit resources, visit the MANAGING CREDIT unit page!

About the Author

Amanda Volz

Amanda joins the NGPF Team with 18 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.