The NGPF Middle School Course is a free teacher led personal finance curriculum designed by Next Gen Personal Finance for educators to deliver engaging financial literacy lessons to students in 6th grade through 8th grade. From money values to credit, taxes to investing, and interview skills to resumes, the interactive NGPF Middle School Course covers all grade level appropriate topics in personal finance.

  • Covers 9 personal finance units in 9 weeks
  • Aligns to National Jump$tart Financial Literacy Standards
  • Customizable to meet the needs of every middle school teacher's classroom
  • Deliverable in person, remote, and hybrid


  • Diagnostic & Final Exams
  • 1 Exam per unit, units 2-9

NOTE: Student Activity Packets, Lesson Guides, Nearpod Lessons, Nearpod Google Slides Templates, and Unit Assessments are found below.

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1.1 Personal Finance Decision Making

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2.5 Different Types of Payments

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5.2 Building Your Saving Habits

5.3 Savings vs. Checking Accounts

5.5 The Power of Compound Interest

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8.1 Preparing for High School

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9.3 Alternatives to 4-Year Colleges