A Teacher’s Day In The Life (12): The End-of-July Landslide

This year, however, I’m freaking out for completely different reasons. I’m not going back to school. This year, I’m freaking out about money.

A Teacher’s Day In The Life (8): Summer Is a Time for Improvement

For me, summer is an opportunity. I spend some of my time resting, but I also want to focus on things that fill my bucket to restore myself for the next year.

A Teacher’s Day In The Life (7): Getting a Job Doesn’t Stop the Learning

I was not successful at this my first year teaching. I learned quickly that I struggle with classroom management. It’s not something I’m naturally good at.

“It’s time for your 15 minutes, Mr Grant”

I’ve never been on network TV before. But I recently got to check that off my to-do list. Let’s talk about “how teachers should manage their finances.”

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?

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.

Save money going back to school [WEBINAR & INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you are ready to go back, or you’ll go back kicking-and-screaming, what will be your feelings when you receive your first paycheck? Find out how to put more money in your pocket on this webinar.

Things to think about before becoming a school administrator [VIDEO]

What do you need to be aware of, financially or otherwise, when you think about making the move into administration?

How does a teacher’s pension get treated in a divorce?

No matter the circumstances or process for divorce, an Illinois teacher’s pension can be treated in numerous ways and have many nuances as to how it can be separated.

The changing face of teacher compensation

Teachers are moving from a “step and lane” compensation system to one tied to inflation and one-time bonuses. Is this a good move?