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NGPF Contest: Win One of Twenty Scholarships to 2016 JumpStart Educator Conference in Dallas

For the first time ever, NGPF is offering up to 20 scholarships for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator’s Conference, hosted this year on Nov 5-7 in Dallas, TX. See the flyer below for details on how to apply and be one of our lucky winners!

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Interactive: Have You Been Hacked?

September 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Answer: Yes, your personal information has likely been compromised. With the recent news of the massive Yahoo breach (500 million people), NYTimes created this interactive so an individual can see how often they are likely to have been hacked and their personal information that is out there on the dark web. Your students will select the websites that they have accounts on and discover what personal information has been exposed to hackers. Good reminder for students about the importance of 1) protecting your information 2) checking your credit report regularly to ensure no new accounts are being set up in your name (I prefer the freeze  myself).  The simulation includes some good tips on both of these points. Enjoy! Here’s the graphic:

This Made Our Day Today…

September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

From Kathleen Brennan from Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, NJ: "I also want to let you know that Next

News Flash: What’s the Average FICO Score?

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Answer (courtesy of Yahoo Finance): 699 (in April 2016); a record high, according to the credit reporting agency What explains this record (again from Yahoo Finance)?

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“By connecting personal finance to students’ daily lives, Next Gen Personal Finance hit home the message that making good financial decisions is critical to success in college and in life.”
Chris Bischof, Principal and Founder of Eastside College Prep

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September/October Flash Survey: How Do You Do Professional Development?

  Professional development… What is effective for you, who provides it and which topics interest you?   Take less than 1 minute to fill in our short survey to provide your feedback to NGPF!


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August Flash Survey Results: How Do You Teach Personal Finance?

As educators and students nation-wide head back to school, the familiar “How will I adjust my lessons this year?” feeling creeps back. Not to fear – NGPF has loads of new content and product releases scheduled for the fall to meet your needs.  Additionally, the awesome feedback you provided in the August survey allows us to target our content directly to suit your requirements! Here’s what educators nation-wide report about their personal finance courses:

 

Upcoming Events

27 Sep, 2016

San Francisco Unified School District Teacher PD

We are pleased to be presenting locally to a group of high school teachers who teach a course in college and career readiness throughout San Francisco Unified School District. We’ll be engaging them in resources from our curriculum, video library, and blog and will be highlighting how our resources could be an awesome compliment to the Plan Ahead curriculum they’re already using.

08 Oct, 2016

CEE's Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference

NGPF is proud to offer its first workshop at the 55th Annual CEE Conference, this year hosted in Phoenix, AZ. We will present “Utilize NGPF for Curriculum & Teacher Development,” and educators will complete an interactive, technology driven personal finance activity that simulates the experience their students could have using our NGPF resources. NGPF is also an exhibitor, so we hope to see you in our session and in the vendor hall. Click here for more information on our workshop and the conference.

05 Nov, 2016

Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2016

NGPF is excited to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference (for the 3rd time) and present a teacher workshop (for the 2nd consecutive year!) This year, we’re also offering up to TWENTY (20!) scholarships as well. Click here for scholarship details. We can’t wait to see you all in Texas!

08 Nov, 2016

14th National MoneyPOWER Conference for Financial Literacy

The MoneyPOWER Conference for Financial Literacy is an annual conference organized by Working in Support of Education (w!se), which focuses on building capacity for middle and high school teachers to effectively teach personal finance. NGPF is pleased to be not only an exhibitor this year, but also a workshop presenter. Jessica will be on-site to engage teachers with our resources and is very much looking forward to re-visiting NYC (her previous home of 10 years)!

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