May 27, 2021
Professional Development

NGPF On-Demand: Saving Modules

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.

With 30 modules covering 15 different topics/units, with have TWO modules focused on saving. 


Module #1: The Psychology of Saving

This module investigates the psychological factors that make saving difficult and explores strategies to overcome those challenges. Here are some highlights from “The Psychology of Saving” module:

  • Learn about the obstacles and cognitive biases that make savings difficult and share your learning with other teachers. Here is a peek at one collaborative board in the module:

  • Watch a video explaining 3 Psychological Tricks to Help You Save More Money


Module #2: Savings Tools & Strategies

This module explores common savings tools such as traditional savings accounts, online savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit as well as strategies to save more money. Here are some highlights from the “Savings Tools & Strategies” module:


Interested in learning more about saving? Visit our NGPF On-Demand library to explore these modules and many more! 

 NOTE: NGPF On-Demand 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.

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