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Next Gen Personal Finance

Oct 31, 2017

I really enjoyed my recent conversation with Steve Frederickson of PRA Group. He just recently stepped down as CEO of PRA, a company he founded 20 years ago (Hat tip to Melissa at NGPF for connecting me with Steve) Looking back at his tenure, Steve shares the ups and downs (mostly ups!) that make entrepreneurial...


Oct 31, 2017

Thanks to Fred Selinger, Personal Finance instructor at Berkeley's Haas School of Business for joining me recently on the NGPF podcast. Fred shares his story of how he went from a successful business career in corporate finance to taking on the challenge of building a personal finance program at one of America's...


Oct 16, 2017

After evaluating 11,000 high school course catalogs, NGPF researchers found that 1 in 6 high school students attend a high school with a personal finance requirement; the numbers are 1 in 12 in low-income communities.

Without the work of Grace Deng and her team, we would not know about this huge gap between the need for...


Oct 16, 2017

How can we get more first-generation students to consider college when they don't have parental role models experienced in the process? Michael's non-profit organization has the answer by providing trained mentors to guide and encourage students so they can achieve their college dreams. Listen to Micheal's story on...