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Encouraging Students to Become Agents of Change

NBEA partially describes its Economics and Personal Finance standards as follows: “The growing emphasis on financial literacy has highlighted the need for students to learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must make and how to make informed decisions related to managing finances and budgeting, saving and investing, living independently, earning and reporting income, …

Banzai: You Could Win $1,000!

From our friends at Banzai!: You Could Win $1,000! Banzai is spreading financial literacy everywhere, and you can be part of that and win big in the process. You can win up to $1,000 by submitting a video telling other teachers why you use Banzai and what you love about it. Prizes The top three …

NGPF Jump$tart NEC Scholarships Available!

NGPF Jump$tart NEC Scholarships Available! Are you passionate about building financial capability and find yourself constantly brainstorming and conjuring up ways to bring personal finance education to more students? If so, we have an amazing professional development opportunity for you! Next Gen Personal Finance is awarding 20 scholarships for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart …

The 2019 Massachusetts Personal Finance Challenge

The Personal Finance Challenge is a 30-question, rapid-fire exam with questions from categories on Income and Money Management, Spending and Credit, and Saving and Investing. Teams will complete the exam online between March 25 and April 5. Each student will have 35 minutes, and all team members must complete the exam within 3 hours. Click …

True Grit

Step over John Wayne.  After almost ten years of advocating and lobbying by a small group of passionate individuals, with some interchangeable parts, a k-12 financial literacy bill has been signed into law. It will go into effect on April 10th. This bill is as much focused on equity and the importance of quality k-12 …

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