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Best Podcasts about Money you Should Listen to | Personal finance

How Schools Can Teach Kids to Be Smart Consumers

Most financial literacy efforts in schools don’t improve people’s behavior later in life. That could be because we’re focusing on the wrong …

4 Fake Sites to Teach Students Website Evaluation

As adults we (hopefully) know that not everything online is true. For our students though, this is a concept they need to learn.<p>Students can use …

5 Things About Google Slides You Did Not Know - Teacher Tech

5 Things About Google Slides You Did Not Know<p>This is a little cheating as some of these features are new so you could not have known!! Google Slides …

Innovative Ways To Improve School:Home Communications

My oldest daughter, Reaghan, is getting ready to be a 2nd grader. Heading back to school with her is one of the busiest times of year. There are lots …

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45 Smart Financial Moves You Can Make in an Hour or Less This Weekend

Hey, can you spare a few minutes? We know you’re busy, but chances are you can set aside 15 or 30 minutes, or even an hour, to tackle some of these …

A Beginner's Guide to Excel Shortcuts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having worked in a large corporation, like Citigroup, and having been part of a small founding team, there is one consistent conviction I have gained. If there is one training exercise every employee should go through, irrespective of its …

Back to School 2.0

How will you set the tone for what your classroom is about?<p>There is nothing kids look forward to more than sitting through six classes of syllabus …

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Marketing Lesson Plans

Writing Assignments<p>Beginnings of Civilizations<p>Term Assignment: Follow a Product<p>This assignment has students individually choosing a product that they …

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The Best Online Tools For Real-Time Collaboration

I’ve been experimenting with a variety of online tools for collaborating in “real-time.” I really don’t have much use for them in the classroom, …

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Programs<p>Consumer to Consumer Video Series<p>Financial Education Lesson Plans<p>Microsoft Excel Financial Templates<p>Money Talk: A Financial Guide For …

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Credit Card Comparison Assignment: : Personal Finance Course - 11:373:353 (01)

• Find three different credit card applications (e.g., online, at restaurants, etc.).<br>• Compare the three credit card offers by completing the chart below …

Advice from Previous Personal Finance Classes - Personal Finance Course - 11:373:353 (01)

• Have a back-up fund for emergency/immediate expenses, this will take away last minute stress and anxiety<br>• Do not live outside your means<br>• Start saving …

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10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 20

Remember these rules and you'll be ahead of the game<p>A recent study by education tech company EverFi found that the average U.S. college student can …

Google Classroom earns 'extra credit' with new features

One of the most important -- yet thankless -- jobs in the world is being a teacher. Many educators are underpaid and under-appreciated. In some …

Google Classroom: Create Group Documents - Teacher Tech

One request I am often asked about Google Classroom is how to create documents for small groups. If you create a copy of a document for each student …

Personal Finance Course - 11:373:353 (01)

Develop a class of financially literate students who will be financially secure today and in the future. They will have knowledge, skills, and …

Mutual Fund Comparison Assignment: Personal Finance Course - 11:373:495 (03)

• Find three different mutual fund prospectuses for the <i>same type</i> of fund (e.g., growth, index, global).<br>• Compare the three mutual funds by completing the …

Maine has found a stunning way to keep the poor in poverty

A savings account can be a powerful thing, especially for someone struggling to make ends meet. A little extra money on the side—even the tiniest of sums—can be a life-preserving cushion in the case of an unexpected injury, illness, or sudden unemployment. Building a financial base can also be a …

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12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level - BetterCloud Monitor

<i>If you work in IT, learn how BetterCloud’s Unified SaaS Management platform can help you manage G Suite and other applications. Also, learn how you</i> …

When it comes to finances, Americans are clueless

Confidence is good. Overconfidence can be a problem.<p>When it comes to making important financial decisions, many American adults appear to be “overly confident,” according to the 2015 Financial Literacy Survey from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) released on Tuesday.<p>“This year’s …

5 Monday Actions That Will Immediately Improve Your Finances | Inc.com

Every year at this time most people and companies do a reassessment of their finances. A quick look at their assets and liabilities might result in either a big smile or perhaps a grimace. One thing few are happy about is the amount they will pay to the government. This is the time of year where …

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Litchfield High School Accounting Video

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …