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Next Gen Personal Finance


Aug 11, 2017

She blogs as the Crafty Teacher Lady, and after listening to this engaging podcast, you will understand how fitting her web address is. From creating engaging activities for her students to flipping houses for a profit to taking her students on amazing trips to California, Kelly-Anne Rush does it all. She uses her personal stories to inspire students to take a big leap towards better financial lives. Listen to this podcast to learn both her financial triumphs (how she managed to come up with the down payment on her dream home) to her weaker money moments (blame the bath salts:)
 
Details:
  • 0:00~1:10 - Introduction
  • 1:10~3:49 - Kelly-Anne's background
  • 3:49~6:22 - Getting into personal finance
  • 6:22~8:34 - 'Aha' moments
  • 8:34~17:44 - Improving the curriculum
  • 17:44~19:01 - Importance of character and grit
  • 19:01~24:18 - Favorite activities
  • 24:18~26:55 - Minimum wage in Maine
  • 26:55~29:01 - California coast adventure
  • 29:01~32:10 - Flipping houses
  • 32:10~32:27 - Word from our sponsor, Next Gen Personal Finance
  • 32:27~34:42 - Real estate strategy
  • 34:42~38:15 - Teaching investing through personal stories  
  • 38:15~41:11 - Best thing bought under $10 
  • 41:11~43:25 - Biggest financial mistake
  • 43:25~45:56 - Recommended book
  • 45:56~47:58 - Her classroom experience with PlaySpent.org
  • 47:58~49:38 - Favorite websites
  • 49:38~50:15 - Texts to students
  • 50:15~51:58 - Conclusion
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Notable Quotes:
  • "Anyone can do similar things to flipping homes. One of my students started going to a local Goodwill to find fashionable clothing and he sells them online with a marked up cost. If you put in work into something, there will be a return."