Tag «personal finance»

Needs vs Wants

Identifying needs vs wants makes the budgeting process a whole lot easier. The sooner you realize what a need is versus what a want is, the quicker you will be able to reach your financial goals. Reducing your needs can open a whole new world of possibilities. First, let me clear something up. I don’t …

The Personal Finance Classroom Priority

We live in a world dominated by test scores and school report cards. We have standards to follow that drive the assessments which measure what students learn and in most states the evaluation score of a teacher. There are some who believe the weight of this process is appropriate… in Ohio, 50% of our evaluation is …

Got Finance? NGPF’s Newest Lookup Tool!

From our friends at NGPF: Only 1 in 6 high school students is required to take a Personal Finance course to graduate. Does your school require it? Use this handy tool from NGPF to look up schools in your area! Visit: Got Finance? Preview:

FREE Financial Literacy Micro-Credentials

From our friends at the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC): In collaboration with Digital Promise and with the support of PwC, GFLEC is working to help bridge the gap between students’ need for personal finance education and teachers’ need for professional resources. We used our research experience and the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards …

FREE RI Jump$start Financial Literacy Training

From our friends at RI Jump$start and Fidelity: Earn $75.00 to Jump$tart your 2018-19 Personal Finance curriculum with an all-new, free, one-day Personal Finance professional development program to be held at Fidelity Investments, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Letters will be provided to participants to document their professional development hours. Space is limited, so …

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