The Funding Behind the Free: Who Covers the Cost for HSFPP?

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Post by: Kimberly Roy
When HSFPP staff travel to conferences and events, we spread the message that our curriculum is provided at no cost. Even printed materials are shipped without any shipping or handling fees. The first question we are asked is: Where does the money come from? That's not surprising. We teach our students every day to be wary of free offers, to look for the "catch." To put your mind at ease, we would like to answer your commonly asked questions in a straightforward manner. Continue Reading→

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Help College-Bound Students Budget for What's Ahead

Post by: Raven Newberry
Do you have students working on a college budget? NEFE's CashCourse's revised online Budget Wizard will guide them through the process. The CashCourse team shares some ideas on how to use the Budget Wizard in your financial literacy initiatives. Continue Reading→

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Is Your Financial Education Program Hitting the Mark?

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Post by: NEFE
How will you know if your program is successful or not? NEFE's financial education evaluation resources can help with the what, why and how of financial education program evaluation. Continue Reading→

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The Latte Factor: Spread the Message Without the Shame

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Post by: Kimberly Roy
Recently, the latte factor has been criticized for seeming to shame people about their daily habits, or to insinuate that someone who struggles financially would be well-off if only they gave up their daily coffee.  The concept, however, if taught properly can be an educational tool to empower students, not to shame them. Understanding how small expenses can add up to real savings over time encourages students to make mindful daily decisions and to see that that many of their financial goals are within their control.  Continue Reading→

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¿Cómo Puede Ayudar?: Connecting with Spanish-Speaking Parents

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Post by: Kimberly Roy
HSFPP is excited to announce that the Parent Email Templates are now available in both English and Spanish. Instructors can use the templates to send an email to parents and guardians before beginning a new module, extending the financial education conversation beyond the classroom. Continue Reading→

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