Category: This Week In Financial Literacy

NGPF's Year in Review

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Dec 23, 2015
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Budgeting, New Products, Current Events, Chart of the Week, Insurance, This Week In Financial Literacy
Thank you to all the personal finance educators striving on a daily basis to improve the financial capability of our students. We thank you for your efforts and for your support this year. Your ideas for new offerings, your words of encouragement, and your suggestions are always appreciated. We are here to serve your needs so please keep that feedback coming. As I reflect back on our year, I marvel at what our team accomplished in both meeting your needs for new content as well as developing...

NGPF becomes a national partner of the Jump$tart Coalition!

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Jul 24, 2015
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Personal Finance, Financial Literacy, This Week In Financial Literacy, Front Page Spotlight
Today, NGPF is proud to announce that we’ve been accepted as a partner of the national Jump$tart Coalition. Jump$tart is a national organization “of organizations that share a common interest in supporting financial literacy, through financial education, for our nation’s youth.” We’re incredibly honored to join the current group of 132 partners so committed to improving the financial literacy of America’s youth and empowering teachers by connecting them to...

What’s New in Financial Literacy?

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Aug 28, 2014
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This Week In Financial Literacy
Behavioral finance experts weigh in on how to change those bad money habits (The Week):“A more promising solution to fight the urge for instant gratification? Take advantage of technology to keep you in check. “More and more financial service providers are offering simple tools for tracking and controlling spending with alerts, customizable spending limits and the like,” Zinman says. Some credit card companies will even send you an alert each time you use your card — reminding you how...

What’s New In Financial Literacy?

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Aug 19, 2014
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This Week In Financial Literacy
Increased education about financial concepts led to decreased rates of bankruptcy (Economist blog): “Yet those who take on the most debt are the young, people who need to make large investments in education and housing, but who generally lack any experience with financial matters. Fortunately, new research* shows that courses in finance at school can help solve this predicament, reducing the harmful repercussions from taking on too much debt later in life…” What two high schoolers tell...