Bell Ringer: If I Taught Personal Finance in High School

Complaints about the lack of personal finance education in schools is a common theme of personal finance blogs.  I frequently imagine my lessons if I taught a PF class, with complete control of the curriculum.  Occasionally, I’ll poll my seniors to judge their understanding or thoughts on PF topics. The kids do pretty well on […]

Personal Finance Lesson for HS Seniors, Days away from Graduation.

After juniors, seniors are my favorite age to teach.  Seniors are confident, funny, and excited about their futures.  For me, the downside of teaching seniors is the spring time after college decisions and AP testing.  Their motivation understandably drops, and it becomes miserable trying to keep their attention in May.  Days in November are fun […]