May 10, 2016

Financial Education Matters

If you were an Economics teacher in the 1990’s, things looked a lot different in the financial education world.   There were only 1 or 2 standards tied to Financial Literacy.  No textbook contained any helpful information and there was very little supplemental or online material.  Most teachers might not have really focused on it, as it was not emphasized.  And those that did understand the importance had very little to choose from, most had to create their own materials. Read more

April 25, 2016

Financial Literacy: Earth Day Edition

Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we’re helping to preserve our planet and its resources visit this page.

Around the world, companies are paying attention to how they can implement greener initiatives, many using the UN’s Sustainable Development Agenda to grow their businesses in ways that will streamline efficiencies while minimizing the impact on the environment. Read more

April 21, 2016

Financial Literacy Quiz

As April is Financial Literacy Month, it is the perfect time to refresh your knowledge or measure your progress. Ready to help your students test their financial literacy knowledge? Take this <a href="http://bit try this website.ly/1WFWZmk” onclick=”__gaTracker(‘send’, ‘event’, ‘outbound-article’, ‘http://bit.ly/1WFWZmk’, ‘quiz’);”>quiz to check your financial IQ.

 

April 19, 2016

Spotlight on Financial Literacy Month Champions

April is Financial Literacy Month, a month dedicated to celebrating financial literacy as well as raising awareness of the increasing need for financial education. The Pathway team would like to spotlight some of the groundbreaking initiatives working to address the need for progress and improvement in regards to financial education, and check back in with some that we spotlighted last year, to see what new initiatives they have for 2016. Read more

March 29, 2016

Financial Literacy Lessons: How does eating well impact your finances?

We’re all aware, even if we don’t always do it, that eating a well-balanced and nutritious diet is the most surefire way to ensure a long and healthy life – but what are the financial implications? In honor of National Nutrition Month, we took a close look at the financial benefits of eating right. Understanding the monetary benefits of focusing on your nutrition, adds breadth to your financial literacy knowledge. Read more

March 15, 2016

Financial Literacy on Spring Break

Spring Break offers your students more than a vacation from daily lessons. Time away from school is an opportunity for your students to put into practice the financial lessons they have learned thus far in the school year. We have some compiled some money-saving tips for your students, their friends and families to put into practice this Spring Break. Read more

February 23, 2016

The Leap Year

2016 is one of the magical and elusive years known as a Leap Year, a year containing one extra day, falling on February 29th. Most of us do not even fully understand how or why this occurs, much less the economic impact of adding one extra day to the calendar year. Below is a full breakdown of Leap Year, and its impact on our finances, in a way that you can share with your students on the 29th. Read more

February 15, 2016

Presidents Day Financial Success

Presidents Day isn’t just a day off from school. The federal holiday, first established in 1879, is celebrated annually across the country on the third Monday in February to honor great leaders and founding fathers. While initially introduced to celebrate our first president George Washington’s birthday, the holiday has since been adapted to recognize the achievements and the legacy of multiple presidents, including third president Thomas Jefferson, and sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln. Read more