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Press Release: Announcing 2016 Next Gen Personal Finance Teacher Innovator Award Winners

Palo Alto, CA –May 2, 2016 — Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), a non-profit with a mission to provide a free personal finance education to all young people, is pleased to announce the winners of it’s Second Annual NGPF Teacher Innovator Award.  This award recognizes outstanding teachers who have developed their own projects and activities to engage and educate their students. NGPF received dozens of innovative and creative project submissions from high school and college educators. These projects were judged based on criteria including creativity, skill development and ease with which other teachers can bring into their classroom.  Each of the winners in the Best Activity/Project category will be receiving $1,000 from NGPF and will appear in an upcoming NGPF podcast to discuss their projects:

Latest From Our Blog

Question: What’s the Biggest Source Of Financial Stress (by State)?

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Here are the choices: Paying my mortgage or rent Lack of stable income Paying for education Not being able to retire Not having enough money to fund an emergency Wanting a nicer lifestyle Paying off my debt Envelope please…

Question: How Are Your Students Going To Pay for Higher Education?

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Good way to get the conversation started and also to compare your results with this recent Junior Achievement Survey:

Say What? Most Stocks In Index Funds Underperform

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

I have to admit having to look at this chart a few times to get the gist of it (future data crunch perhaps!). From Motley Fool (based on JP Morgan research): Let me put this in layman’s terms (see notes below if looking for more detail):


“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

Upcoming Webinar

31 Aug, 2016

Free Webinar: Using the NEW Gooru to Access NGPF Content

As you probably know, our NGPF lessons and other original content are easy to print and super easy to distribute electronically if your school has Google accounts.

BUT, if you’re moving toward true one-to-one learning, a blended classroom, or an independent study… OR if you’d love to use our assessment questions and take advantage of auto-grading… Then setting yourself and your class up on Gooru is the way to go!

Join this webinar and you will:
(1) Learn how to quickly and efficiently get yourself and your students set up on the FREE Gooru platform
(2) Learn how to copy (and modify) our great NGPF content into your own Gooru account to minimize your workload later
(3) Be able to ask real-time support questions to NGPF’s Gooru expert, Jessica
(4) Leave our session with the framework for their personal finance course already complete!
(5) Earn a certificate for one hour of professional development.

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August Flash Survey: How Do You Teach Personal Finance?

  Now that we’re into August, the team at NGPF is thinking about the coming school year – and we bet hat you are too!  We’d love to hear about your personal finance course this year – and resources that we can provide.

Last Month’s Results

June/July Flash Survey Results: Spreadsheets in Personal Finance

Are you longing to add more spreadsheet-based activities to your curriculum, or are spreadsheets simply outside the scope of what you want or have time to teach? Here’s what educators nation-wide feel about spreadsheets:   


Upcoming Events

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!