NGPF On-Demand: Kiddie IRAs

Apr 01, 2021
Professional Development, Investing

NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace.

One of the 23 modules available is “Kiddie IRAs”. This module teaches basic information about Kiddie IRAs and how to prepare and motivate students to open them. 


Here are some highlights from the module: 

  • Learn the characteristics and benefits of Kiddie/Custodial IRAs and share your learning with other teachers. Here is a peek at one collaborative board in the module:



  • Watch a video and read an article to learn more about the differences between Traditional and Roth IRAs. 
  • Watch a quick interview with JaVon Colbert, who was featured in Money Magazine, and shares what motivated him to open and contribute to a Kiddie/Custodial IRA.


Interested in learning about Kiddie IRAs? Visit our NGPF On-Demand library and get started on "Kiddie IRAs" and explore the other available modules! 


Note: These modules are not designed for direct use with students. Additional details and FAQs are available on the NGPF On-Demand webpage


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.