Category: Video Resource

Summer Series: CNBC's Millennial Money

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Aug 12, 2021
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Video Resource
This week is the final Summer Series post of the 2021 summer! As sad as we are to see this video series come to an end, we are super excited to bring back FinCap Friday video series starting next week!   CNBC's Millennial Money is an interview series profiling millennials in different cities and at different income levels. The interviews dive deep into conversations about how they make, spend and save their money. It shows a wide variety of young people from diverse...

Summer Series: Money with Marsai Martin

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Jul 30, 2021
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Video Resource
This week on NGPF's Summer Series, we take a look at a brand new video series hosted by "In the Know" on YouTube! The series targets Gen Z and is hosted by Marsai Martin, a young actress and producer best known for her role as Diane Johnson on ABC's hit sitcom Black-ish.  The first episode is short and to the point with just over 6 minutes of content and includes key concepts that are relevant to money conversations in the 21st century, like the use of "biometrics" in digital transactions....

Summer Series: HUSTLE

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Jul 22, 2021
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Video Resource
This week on the Summer Series devoted to money, business and economics video shows and resources, I'm highlighting a fellow Dominican-American from NYC named John Henry. John is the host of HUSTLE a series produced and aired by VICELAND TV. People who know John recognize him as the cofounder, co-CEO of Loop, a new car insurance company that aims to make auto insurance more fair and transparent for drivers. He is also well known for his work with Harlem Capital, a venture capital firm focused on...

Summer Series: Explained by Netflix and Vox

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Jul 15, 2021
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Video Resource
This week on Summer Series, we're highlighting 3 of the several episodes on a special called "Explained." The first season of episodes is available free on YouTube by searching the Netflix channel for the full playlist of episodes. This is great because teachers do not need a Netflix account to access them!    Explained is a series that was published by Netflix but created by Vox Media Studios and Vox. It is an enlightening explainer series that takes viewers deep into a wide range of...

Summer Series: Your Money and Your Mind by Behavioral Scientist, Wendy De La Rosa (for TED)

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Jul 08, 2021
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Video Resource
This week on NGPF's Summer Series, we're focusing on behavioral economics because it is growing in popularity and importance as technology advances and creates new ways to trick us into spending our hard-earned money!    Wendy De La Rosa is a Dominican-American Behavioral Scientist who grew up in the Bronx, NY and holds a PhD from Stanford's Graduate School of Business focusing on consumer behavior as well as a Bachelor's in Economics with a concentration in Management and Finance from...

Summer Series: Going From Broke (Season 2)

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Jul 01, 2021
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Video Resource
Going From Broke is an unscripted reality TV series about young Americans dealing with large amounts of debt. The executive producer, Ashton Kutcher, makes an appearance to coach some participants to be more confident and the second season, which aired about one month ago on Crackle TV, is hosted by Dan Rosenweig (CEO of Chegg) and Tonya Rapley (Creator of My Fab Finance).   The entire catalog of episodes from all seasons is available for free on Crackle. The first episode of season 2...

Summer Series: Money on the Table by Julien and Kiersten Saunders of "rich & REGULAR"

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Jun 24, 2021
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Video Resource
This week we highlight a video series called "Money on the Table" created by Julien and Kiersten Saunders, the inspiring couple behind the "rich & REGULAR" platform. They're known for the content that they share about their journey pursuing financial independence and retiring early (known as the FIRE movement).   In this series, they showcase their warm personalities, Julien's talent in the kitchen and their personal money stories - all while enjoying a delicious meal and discussing...

Summer Series: Budgeting Tips by Berna Anat

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Jun 17, 2021
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Video Resource
Budgeting Tips by Berna Anat: This week on NGPF's Summer Series, we highlight a series of three videos put together by Berna Anat, also known as @heyberna on social media, in partnership with Aerie.   Berna unpacks the budgeting and saving process for those who may not earn a high income, may identify as first-generation Americans, first-generation college grads, or those who identify as part of a marginalized community such as low-income or communities of color. Berna uses everyday lingo...

Summer Series: Banking Below I-30

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Jun 10, 2021
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Video Resource
Special thanks goes out to JaRhondaLynn Cameron, who teaches in Dallas, Texas and brought this excellent series of journalistic coverage by the local news station to my attention!  An investigation reported by WFAA in November 2020, found that 20% of banks in Dallas County don't serve the largely minority neighborhoods below Interstate 30 (I-30). This is an issue that has burdened North Texas for a long time and now concerned community members are beginning to speak out and to report the...

Summer Series: Making Lemonade with Noa Rodriguez-Hoffman

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Jun 03, 2021
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Video Resource
Last night on NGPF's Speaker Series virtual PD, we had an incredible conversation with Shelley Miles, CEO of the Singleton Foundation and Noa Rodriguez-Hoffman, their Director of Editorial and Community Engagement. These incredibly inspiring and accomplished women discussed their career paths and personal passions for creativity within the financial sector. Noa is a Certified Financial Planner and hosts the series Making Lemonade.  Making Lemonade is a series of conversations with...

Summer Series: Adulting with Richard Sherman

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May 27, 2021
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Video Resource
Each Friday during the summer, we'll be sharing some of the incredible video resources you can use in your financial education classes to hook, engage, and entertain students all at once!  First up, we have Adulting with Richard Sherman. This is a 12-part digital series from Million Stories Media that aims to educate people about financial literacy - and it does that, and more! The San Francisco 49er’s captain coaches young people through some of the biggest ‘adult’...

UPDATED! Videos: Careers that don't require a 4-year degree

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Apr 20, 2021
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Video Resource, Career
We have updated this career resource to make it more user-friendly for teachers. It is now easier for teachers to quickly access short career overview video clips to help non-college bound students make a more informed career decision. It is a collection of careers that do not require a 4-year degree and of workers in the top 25% earn at least ~$55,000.  This is one of many resources that will be used in our On-Demand release of "Alternatives to 4 Year Colleges" for the week of April...

Video Resource: Master Class in Financial Education with Yanely Espinal, Amanda Lucero and Tony Montgomery

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Apr 14, 2021
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Video Resource
Three amazing educators featured in this Master Class Series produced by Discovery Education.  NGPF's Yanely Espinal on harnessing the power of your own financial experiences: Drawing on her personal experiences, Yanely’s stories of being self-taught and the dangers of a lack of financial education are powerful as she discusses her current approach to supporting financial education efforts across the country   NGPF Fellow Amanda Lucero on connecting personal finance and...

Virtual Adaptation - PLAY: Should They Open a Credit Card?

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Aug 24, 2020
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Teaching Remotely, Credit Cards, Video Resource
In the activity PLAY: Should They Open a Credit Card, students will analyze the profiles of a few different individuals and determine whether opening a credit card is a smart choice for them. There are many creative ways this activity can be incorporated in the classroom. We’ve listed some ideas that may work well for a synchronous and asynchronous virtual learning environment.   Synchronous Environment Ideas: Display the scenario slide and put students into small group breakout...

Grab some popcorn...20 Movies and Documentaries about Money That (You and) Your Students Will Enjoy

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Mar 29, 2020
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Video Resource, Teaching Remotely
Thanks to Brian Page for curating this list that he describes as "NOT Movies or documentaries about economics or financial industry scandals that have very little pragmatic value for high school students." He's included a brief description of the video, the financial topics that are covered and the duration. He also created a form so that you can vote on your top 5. Vote by April 15th and he will tally the results and share on FinLIt Fanatics.  Here's a sampling of movies he included:...