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Health Insurance Math

An important life skill that everyone needs to know is how to calculate out-of-pocket costs for health care. Unfortunately, many people do not understand basic health insurance terms and how they are applied in calculations to determine how much is owed to a health care provider. A study by Loewenstein et al. found that only …

New Google Backup & Sync

What if I told you that you could back up every file on your computer or laptop to your Google Drive? Think about it…… You’re home, you realize you want to tweak your lesson plan for tomorrow based on today’s class discussion and you suddenly realize you left your laptop at work. If you’re anything …

MassCUE Fall Conference, 35th Anniversary Edition

What can I say about this year’s MassCUE conference? After over a year of planning, it was nothing short of amazing. I am the treasurer of the board of directors of MassCUE and may be a little biased, but I do think it was a spectacular event! From the inspiring speakers to the variety of …

An Annual Conference Worth the Wait

In early October I attended the Council for Economic Education Annual Conference for the umpteenth time and I was not disappointed. Great presentations, networking opportunities and access to quality economics and personal finance education resources. This 56th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference allowed me the opportunity and pleasure to reconnect with my former …

An Internet Minute: Stats Over the Years

I remember when this original image came out, and I was stunned at some of the figures of what happens in an Internet minute; however, when the 2016 image was released I laughed. I was not surprised to see Google search has grown by 4 million as this is part of our life. This is …

56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

I was awarded a scholarship to attend the 56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference from the Massachusetts Council for Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education. I was thrilled to travel to Brooklyn to meet with like-minded educators and business professionals who share a passion for educating our youth about economics and financial …

We’re looking for guest bloggers!

Do you blog? Would you like to start blogging? The MBEA is looking for guest bloggers! We’d love to relaunch an existing blog post or something new that you write. We’re looking for material on all of the following topics to share with our members: Accounting Financial Literacy Social Media Marketing Economics Entrepreneurship Digital Citizenship …

Accounting Pilot & Bridge Project

In August I had the opportunity to attend the Accounting Pilot & Bridge Project (APBP) training sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPAs). At one time the National Business Education Association members were hoping that this project would lead to approval by the College Board as an Advanced Placement Accounting class. The APBP, a …

All Students Need a Credit for Life Experience

On Tuesday, April 25th Whitman-Hanson Regional High School participated in their second Credit for Life Fair to foster financial literacy for senior students and the event was held in the high school gymnasium. A Credit for Life is a reality fair that is an interactive exercise where students visit booths to learn about financial decisions …

Help Wanted: Guest Bloggers

Do you blog? Would you like to start blogging? The MBEA is looking for guest bloggers! We’d love to relaunch an existing blog post or something new that you write. We’re looking for material on all of the following topics to share with our members: Accounting Financial Literacy Social Media Marketing Economics Entrepreneurship Digital Citizenship …

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