ON-DEMAND

On-Demand modules are NGPF's most flexible professional development opportunity
  • Each module is built on the Nearpod platform (no subscription required) with multiple engagement strategies including videos, articles, quizzes, collaborative boards, and more
  • Learn at your own pace with each module designed to be completed in approximately 1 hour
  • Successful completion of a module will earn you 1 NGPF Academy credit
  • Offered at no cost to educators
NOTE
These modules are intended for educators. Students are not eligible to participate. Please do not assign these modules to your students.

NOTE: NGPF is transitioning this week to a new system. We appreciate your patience as we continue to finalize transferring all your PD hours, certificates, and exam information. You may see missing information this week as we complete the process. Thank you for your commitment to personal finance education!

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Paying for College
Changes to the 2024-2025 FAFSA
Wondering what has changed for the 2024-2025 FAFSA form?
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Fall 2023: 3 Trends in Personal Finance
Learn about timely topics in personal finance!
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Practical Tips for Implementing Financial Algebra
Strategies to teach, assess, and differentiate using NGPF's Financial Algebra course
Career
$7.25 - The Minimum Wage
With a recent push for $15, let's learn about the minimum wage!
Paying for College
2023-2024 FAFSA Basics
Learn about the importance and basics of the 2023-2024 FAFSA.
Banking
3 Lesser-Known Cards
Learn payroll cards, prepaid cards, & secured credit cards
Paying for College
Alternatives to 4-Year Colleges
Help students uncover their path and passion
Banking
Banking in the 21st Century
How challenger banks and big tech are changing banking
Cryptocurrency
Basics of Bitcoin
Learn the basics of Bitcoin and the reasons behind its surging interest among investors
Cryptocurrency
Basics of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Learn about these new digital assets and why they are capturing attention
MATH
Beginner Series: Diving into NGPF's Math Resources
Learn how to efficiently navigate the NGPF Math website to find helpful resources
BEGINNER SERIES
Beginner Series: Hacks for the Student Activity Packet
Learn tips & strategies to customize the NGPF Student Activity Packets
BEGINNER SERIES
Beginner Series: Navigating the NGPF Website
Learn how to efficiently find helpful resources for your classroom
BEGINNER SERIES
Beginner Series: Unit Planning With NGPF
Share tips, tools, & resources to effectively unit plan using the NGPF curriculum
STARTER PACK
Budgeting
Budgeting Strategies
Explore different budgeting strategies and learn how to budget for housing, transportation, and food
Budgeting
Budgeting in the Gig Economy
A job in the gig economy needs additional budgeting skills
STARTER PACK
Types of Credit
Build & Manage Credit
Review key vocabulary, explore the impacts of credit, demystify the FICO Score, and reveal Pro Tips
Managing Credit
Building Credit
Empower your students to begin building their own credit scores right now
Types of Credit
Buy Now Pay Later
Learn about the fastest-growing new credit product that is targeting Gen Z
Career
Career Exploration Tools
How should your students think about choosing a career? Here are a ton of tools!
STARTER PACK
Banking
Checking & Savings Accounts, Online Banking & Banking Fees
Explore different types of accounts and all the important fees
TEACHER FAVORITE
Behavioral Economics
Dark Patterns Are Trying to Trick You
Websites can get you to spend money. Make this a fairer fight for your wallet
Cryptocurrency
Demystifying Blockchain Technology
Understand blockchain technology, how it works, and where it is being used
Insurance
Disability Insurance
Learn about short- and long-term disability insurance, Social Security, and FMLA
STARTER PACK
Paying for College
FAFSA & Types of Financial Aid
Build a foundational understanding of the FAFSA and types of financial aid
Paying for College
Federal Student Loan Repayment
Explore repayment plans for federal student loans
Banking
FinTech Apps
Brush up on your knowledge of the FinTech industry and popular apps
STARTER PACK
Paying for College
Financial Aid Offers & Student Loan Repayment
Explore financial aid offers and student loan repayment plan options
Investing
I Bonds: Too Good to Be True?
Learn about bonds that adjust the interest they pay based on inflation
ECON
Budgeting
Inflation: Will It Stay Or Will It Go?
U.S. consumers are now seeing significant price increases
Paying for College
Interpreting a Financial Aid Offer
Break down a financial aid offer and provide helpful tools for students
STARTER PACK
Types of Credit
Into The Credit-Verse
Review key vocabulary, investigate consumer debt products, and explore three products used by younger consumers
Investing
Investing For Beginners
Basic investing terminology and how the market works
STARTER PACK
Investing
Investment Accounts
Explore five investment accounts, their benefits and drawbacks, and which investors they're optimal for
Career
Job Market Mayhem
A look into The Great Resignation, also being called the Great Reimagination
Investing
Mutual Funds & Index Funds
Compare traditional mutual funds vs index funds
Investing
Mutual Funds vs ETFs
Compare traditional mutual funds vs ETFs
Managing Credit
New Trends in Building Credit
Fintech has created access to credit without credit scores
Investing
Novice Investor Pitfalls
Dive into historical investing pitfalls and how they impact investors
STARTER PACK
Insurance
Personal Insurance
Learn about health, disability, and life insurance coverage
TEACHER FAVORITE
Budgeting
Popular Budgeting Methods & Strategies
Explore the details of popular budgeting methods & apps
STARTER PACK
Insurance
Property Insurance
Learn about renters, homeowners, auto, and umbrella policies
Insurance
Renters Insurance
Learn how renters insurance works and why it's essential coverage for young adults
Banking
Savings Tools & Strategies
Investigate ways to save more money
Consumer Skills
Secondhand Savvy
Learn about the Gen Z trend toward thrifting and shopping plaforms selling second-hand items
STARTER PACK
Investing
Stock Market 101
Dive into the basics of stock markets, with a focus on the two major U.S. stock market exchanges
Taxes
Tackling the 1040
Walk through sections of the 1040 tax form and how to teach your students
STARTER PACK
Taxes
Tax Forms & Filing
Explore key dates, forms, and methods involved in filing your taxes
ECON
Banking
The Fed: Bank of Banks
Learn why The Federal Reserve System came into existence, how it operates, and how it affects our daily lives
Racial Discrimination in Finance
The History of Racism in Finance
Look at the history of racism in housing and banking
Types of Credit
The Interest We Pay
A great overview of credit and loan interest from a variety of angles
Behavioral Economics
The Power of Habit
Learn about the importance of habits and proven methods to change or create new habits
Behavioral Economics
The Power of the Nudge
Learn about how this behavioral science theory impacts our everyday lives, including our finances
Behavioral Economics
The Psychology Behind the GameStop Frenzy
How does a retailer stock price jump 2000% in a few days?
Banking
The Psychology of Saving
Identify hurdles to saving money and make saving easier
Consumer Skills
The Rise of Influencer Marketing
Learn how marketing through influencers impacts the purchase decisions of Gen Z
STARTER PACK
Taxes
The Role of Taxes
Understand each part of your pay stub and learn where your tax dollars go
Investing
TikTok & Investing
Explore how TikTok covers investing topics
Insurance
What's Up with Obamacare?
Learn how the ACA changed insurance a decade ago and how it impacts Americans today
Starter Pack
The NGPF On-Demand Starter Pack is a bundle of 12 modules designed to build your fundamental personal finance content knowledge.
Still have questions? Check the FAQs.
Banking & Budgeting
Explore different types of accounts and all the important fees
Explore different budgeting strategies and learn how to budget for housing, transportation, and food
Credit
Review key vocabulary, explore the impacts of credit, demystify the FICO Score, and reveal Pro Tips
Review key vocabulary, investigate consumer debt products, and explore three products used by younger consumers
Insurance
Learn about renters, homeowners, auto, and umbrella policies
Learn about health, disability, and life insurance coverage
Investing
Dive into the basics of stock markets, with a focus on the two major U.S. stock market exchanges
Explore five investment accounts, their benefits and drawbacks, and which investors they're optimal for
Paying for College
Build a foundational understanding of the FAFSA and types of financial aid
Explore financial aid offers and student loan repayment plan options
Taxes
Understand each part of your pay stub and learn where your tax dollars go
Explore key dates, forms, and methods involved in filing your taxes

FAQ

While certain information may overlap with NGPF Certification Courses and other On-Demand modules, each Starter Pack module has its own distinct resources and instructional methods.

Since these modules cover key content in each of six units, the NGPF Starter Pack is perfect for:

  • Educators new to teaching personal finance - a great way to learn the essentials!
  • Educators looking to brush up their content knowledge
  • NGPF Certification Course participants looking for a review of key course content

Yes! After successful completion of the module, you will have access to a clickable PDF of the slide deck and a list of resources used in the module.