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Next Gen Personal Finance

Nov 30, 2018

Award-winning Personal Finance teacher Gary Greenwood masterfully incorporates real-life financial skills like negotiating and reading the fine print into his classroom. In this podcast, Gary shares the secrets behind his classroom economy which he has honed over the years (Hint: Don't turn in an assignment late in...


Nov 23, 2018

In 2013, Florida passed a state law which required embedding personal finance into the Economics course. That was about the same time that Palm Beach County School District received a grant to implement a K-12 strategy for financial education. They plucked Aaron Standish from the classroom to lead this important...


Nov 16, 2018

We have seen some recent progress in states increasing access to financial education. In some cases, we see legislation at the state level (top-down) and in other situations, it is grassroots efforts at the school or district level (bottom-up). Tim talks to the Brookings Institution's Matt Kasman, who is out with a new...


Nov 9, 2018

Paul’s passion for educating others about investing stems from his encounters with people who believed they couldn’t do it themselves. As a successful financial advisor, Paul had an unorthodox strategy to grow his business. He wanted to educate his clients so well that they would no longer need his services (and put...


Nov 2, 2018

Since graduating from the school of hard knocks, Whitney Hanson turned her hobby into her full-time “jobby.” After paying off $33,000 in student debt in just one year, she sought to help others achieve their financial goals by relearning how to be fiscally responsible by living within their means. Whitney will take...