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Next Gen Personal Finance

May 31, 2017

It was great to have NGPF Teacher Innovator Award winner Jesse Peterkin on the podcast recently. Jesse teaches at Ridgefield High School (Ridgefield, Connecticut). His project Create a Budget and Financial Plan uses celebrities and avatars as hooks to engage students to develop comprehensive financial plans for...


May 31, 2017

If you love to learn about behavioral finance and how it can make you a better investor, then you will enjoy my recent conversation with Daniel Crosby. We delve into his early years and learn that Daniel grew up in a financially knowledgable family where his father referred to "debt" as that "d-word." Daniel sees the...


May 28, 2017

I had a great conversation recently with NGPF Teacher Innovator Award winner, Tara Kelley, a math teacher from Harwood Union High School in Duxbury, Vermont. Tara created a“Spring Break Project” (who doesn't want to plan a spring break vacation?) which allowed her students to explore the cost of using a credit card...


May 19, 2017

I enjoyed my recent conversation with Kristen Goggin, a 6th grade math teacher at the Town School for Boys in San Francisco, California. Laura Matchett, our director of teacher engagement, “discovered” Kristen who had penned an article about the innovative approach she used in her classroom to develop students who...


May 16, 2017

I had a great conversation with NGPF Teacher-Innovator Award winner, Todd Gragg, who discussed his award-winning project, "The Great Depression Game." Despite being a relatively new teacher, Todd has already demonstrated his passionate advocacy for financial education through his involvement with the Oklahoma Council...