Creative high school chemistry teacher talks effective teaching strategies, and teaching teachers about saving for retirement.
Mark Schug, President of Mark Schug Consulting Services and Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, discusses teaching middle school, research work, and his new book designed to help teachers get financially fit.
Teaching teachers about the 403(b) before they enter the classroom.
Super advocate Chris Nye shares how easy it was to add a 457(b) from Fidelity at his school district.
Scott discusses how to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA and how to do a Backdoor Roth Contribution. Dan talks about dentistry.
We talk Roth IRA which for many teachers can be a better option than the 403(b).
Aaron Standish is the Financial Literacy Coordinator (K-12) for the School District of Palm Beach County, Florida. It's a position every school district should have. He can be reached on Twitter at @SDPBC_FinLit
Innovative high school personal finance teacher and newest member of Next Gen Personal Finance, Brian Page, talks teaching personal finance, NGPF, and luggage choices.
In California, it's the worst of 403(b) times (too many vendor choices), and it's the best of 403(b) times (generally at least one good vendor). Unfortunately, not all districts in the state have at least one good vendor. We challenged the community to find the lemons. Challenge met!
Twenty-something music teacher Keelan paid off $45,000 in student loan debt. He shares financial wisdom in his blog: Millennial Educator.
403bwise launches new vendor search tool that allows users to quickly see if they have Vanguard or Aspire available at work.
Former teacher turned investment advisor representative helps school districts move to a single vendor 403(b) plan.
New Jersey teacher was sold multiple, terrible, misleading variable annuity products. Lucky for her, fiduciary planner Scott Dauenhauer did some digging...
New York speech pathologist gets wise to saving for retirement while helping others.
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Across the country teachers are being spammed by phony financial professionals. A savvy high school teacher almost took the bait.
We talk $40 million AIG/Valic settlement with the SEC.
Crystal, a 36-year old high school choir director and author, plans to retire soon.
Speech pathologist discusses concerns about teaching in the fall in the midst of a global pandemic.
Scott and Dan talk with northern California high school teacher Greg Ford who is a member of the first-ever 403bwise Super Advocacy cohort. Bonus material: Dan gets results of his Covid-19 screening on air.
Former Teach for America and charter school teacher Eugenie´ George talks about her new book which explores how personal history, ancestry and environments influences money habits.
We re-introduce an updated 403(b)ill of Rights. Ten simple ideas that are hardly revolutionary.
We talk with Nancy Hall, vice president of customer experience for EP Navigator Plus, an affordable, user-friendly estate planning service.
Collective Investment Trusts (CITs) are being touted as a way to lower investment costs in the K-12 403(b) plan. We talk CITs with Ben Taylor, senior vice president at the consulting firm Callan.
Veteran math teacher David Gourley is leaving the classroom to run The Budget Teacher, a service that helps teachers take control of their finances.
Bob Phillips of WEA Member Benefits in Wisconsin talks about his unique organization and their excellent 403(b) plan for teachers.