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Next Gen Personal Finance

Jan 20, 2017

Many personal finance teachers don't feel confident teaching the subject. There are often hurdles to participating in effective professional development including distance, dollars and relevance. The good news is that there are innovative organizations creating solutions to this problem. I spoke with leaders at one of...


Jan 19, 2017

You never know where you might meet your next podcast guest. I met Andrei at an Audi dealership recently. We had a nice conversation and he told me how passionate he was about financial literacy (he even went and listened to some of the NGPF podcasts!). I sensed his enthusiasm and his perceptiveness and thought he would...


Jan 17, 2017

I had a great conversation with Beth Kobliner recently. Beth has an incredible personal finance focused CV. She's been a columnist at Money Magazine, authored one (and soon to be two) New York Times Bestsellers (Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties), served on the President's Advisory...


Jan 16, 2017

Thanks to Steve Penley of Waubonsie Valley High School (Aurora, Illinois) for coming on the NGPF podcast recently. Steve came to our attention through his participation in the NGPF Professional Learning Communities (PLC) program that Jessica (from NGPF) facilitates. In Jessica's words, "Steve provides tons of...


Jan 15, 2017

Thanks to Jeff Shirey of Avonworth Middle and High School (Pittsburgh, PA) for joining the NGPF podcast recently. In addition to being an accomplished salsa dancer outside the classroom (his living room has a dance floor), Jeff is a spreadsheet whiz inside the classroom. I became aware of Jeff's work through this...