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  • Teach Personal Finance

Math Talk Monday – Money Talks

Good Monday Morning! It’s summer time and we teachers are just lounging around on the couch doing nothing. Oh, wait. We’re reading a bunch and planning curriculum for the next year. So to support planning efforts and to complete my own reflections, I will be posting something to do with math class on Monday Mornings.…

Puppies, Progress, and Potential

For my very few readers out there, I wanted to check in and provide an update on what’s going on with the website. The first thing to know is that in the beginning of March, I bought a puppy! That’s why I haven’t been posting as much content. Sadie was 8 weeks old when I…

Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund has been on my mind for some time now. It’s this classic tool in personal finance that supposedly everyone knows about and should have. After listening to a recent podcast in which the guest said he doesn’t have an Emergency Fund and it’s a waste to have one, I reflected on this…

Double Your Money: Rule of 72

A few weeks ago, one of my students came to me just before lunch and asked, “can we talk about the Rule of 72?” Of course my heart fluttered with joy because a kid was actually asking me to teach them something mathematical. “Sure!” I said, “What specifically do you want to know?” She smiled,…