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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 …

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 …

Credit for Life Fair Grant Opportunity Now Open!

From our friends at the Office of Economic Empowerment: The next funding opportunity for spring semester Credit for Life Fairs is now open! Eligible schools will meet the requirement of being a Massachusetts public high school, Massachusetts charter high school, or Massachusetts public or private day or residential special education program approved by the Massachusetts …

Friday (1/11): #TaxTimeSavings Twitter Chat

From our friends at the Consumer Federation of America: Each tax season, households making less than $52,000 claim $100 billion in federal tax refunds. For many of America’s low and moderate income households, their tax refund is by far the largest check they receive all year. This windfall provides the perfect opportunity to start or grow …

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