What do the “Higher-Ed” 403(b) lawsuits mean for the K-12 space?

While the result of these suits would be great progress in the world of retirement planning, I’m left scratching my head and pointing to the elephant in the room: What about the 3.5 million K-12 teachers and their 403(b)’s?

A Teacher’s Day In The Life (1): The Beginning

Molly’s introduction to teaching has been hard: “But, I was RIFed again, rehired for 2010-2011 school year, RIFed again, but then rehired for an 8th grade position in the same district for the 2011-2012 school year.” Find out what happens in her journey.

I’m being RIFfed, what do I do?

If you are new to the world of teaching, being RIFfed is one of the most soul-destroying things that can happen to you. What do you do when that time comes?

The Sterlings (Part 9): Investing for different goals

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can help you achieve your goals—when invested with a purpose. But, how do you invest for different goals all at the same time?

Is your child’s education at risk because of their teacher’s financial situation?

If a teacher’s job performance – their ability to educate students – can be affected by their personal financial situation, shouldn’t school districts be assisting in improving their teacher’s financial situation? But how?

Should the economy impact my investment approach? [VIDEO]

I get a lot of questions about the economy from clients and visitors to my website. While I try and explain the issues, I’ve brought someone who’s more qualified to provide some answers.

The H&R Block Dollars and Sense challenge – coming to schools

Wouldn’t it be great if every student were educated on the basics of personal finance, so that when they went into the real world, they knew how to manage their financial life? Now they can be – and win cash for learning.

Common Core – Don’t let it ruin your finances [VIDEO]

Teachers are implementing Common Core curriculums throughout the nation, but it’s robbing them of their time. How do you manage your finances when you have less time? Watch the video to find out.

Using Twitter in the classroom

Results have shown that when Twitter has been used to enhance learning, the students GPA in that class increases.

Saving for your child’s college costs (Finance for Teachers featured in NEA newsletter)

Saving for college is the most expensive thing behind saving for retirement. Discover the best way to do it here.