The NGPF Semester Course is perfect for those teachers who have an entire semester devoted to personal finance concepts: It features lesson plans to meet diverse learning styles; rigorous, engaging activities throughout the term; and a digital format so that content is always up-to-date and accessible.

  • Diagnostic, Midterm & Final exams
  • 9 unit tests
  • 1-2 options for alternative Summative Assignments for each of 9 units
  • Final project


NOTE: Lesson Guides, Answer Keys, Nearpod Lessons, Nearpod Google Slides Templates, and Unit Assessments are found below.

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View Money and Me Unit Plan >

SC-0.1 Your Values and Money

SC-0.2 Social Media and Spending

SC-0.3 Your Money in Context

View Taxes Unit Plan >

SC-1.1 Taxes and Your Pay Stub

SC-1.2 Teens and Taxes

SC-1.3 The Tax Cycle & Job Paperwork

SC-1.4 How to File Your Taxes

SC-1.5 Completing the 1040

View Checking Unit Plan >

SC-2.1 How Checking Works

SC-2.2 Beware of Banking Fees

SC-2.3 Online Banking

SC-2.4 Mobile Banking & Payment Apps

View Saving Unit Plan >

SC-3.1 Save Early & Often

SC-3.2 The Challenges to Saving

SC-3.3 Strategies to Save

View Paying for College Unit Plan >

SC-4.1 Paying for College 101

SC-4.2 Applying for the FAFSA

SC-4.3 Scholarships & Grants

SC-4.5 Financial Aid Packages

SC-4.6 Time for Payback

SC-4.7 Budgeting During College

View Types of Credit Unit Plan >

SC-5.1 Intro to Credit

SC-5.2 How Credit Cards Work

SC-5.3 Young People & Credit Cards

SC-5.4 Select a Credit Card

SC-5.5 Loan Fundamentals

SC-5.6 Understanding Auto Loans

SC-5.7 Student Loan Repayment

SC-5.8 Understanding Mortgages

View Managing Credit Unit Plan >

SC-6.1 Your Credit History

SC-6.2 Read a Credit Report

SC-6.3 Intro to Credit Scores

SC-6.4 Why Credit Score Matters

SC-6.5 Identity Theft

SC-6.6 Debt Management

SC-6.7 Predatory Lending

View Investing Unit Plan >

SC-7.1 Why Should I Invest?

SC-7.2 So What’s A Stock?

SC-7.3 Bonds, Diversification, & Asset Allocation

SC-7.4 Investing in Funds

SC-7.5 Deep Dive into Funds

SC-7.6 What’s Your Investment Strategy?

SC-7.7 Types of Retirement Accounts

SC-7.9 Start Investing

View Insurance Unit Plan >

SC-8.1 Intro to Insurance

SC-8.2 Auto Insurance

SC-8.3 Health Insurance 101

SC-8.4 Finding a Health Insurance Plan

SC-8.5 Other Types of Insurance

SC-8.6 Financial Impact of Insurance

View Budgeting Unit Plan >

SC-9.1 Case Study: How Do I Budget?

SC-9.3 How to Create a Budget

SC-9.4 Renting an Apartment

SC-9.5 Budgeting with Roommates

SC-9.7 Budgeting for Food