Top 10 For 2014: What Are Educators Reading on the Next Gen Personal Finance Blog?

Happy New Year!  It has been great to see our readership grow over the past few months and the topics of most interest to you.  In looking through the list, a few patterns emerge:

  • You like the Questions of the Day which are compelling ways to engage your students in personal finance topics.
  • You are interested in wide range of topics.  Just looking at the top five, the subjects include spending, college ROI, investing, savings and checking.
  • Two of the case study posts made it to the top ten.  This will be an area that we will expand in 2015 as we see it as a useful way to engage students and have them apply their learning.

Here are our top 10 posts for 2014:

  1. Question of the Day: What do High School Students Spend Most of Their Money On?
  2. Question of the Day: What Is The Lifetime Value of A College Education (By Major)?
  3. Question of the Day: What is the S&P500?
  4. Question of the Day: What’s The Highest Interest Rate I Can Earn on a Standard Savings Account?
  5. Lesson idea: How To Choose A Checking Account
  6. Boeing 401K Plan: The Case of the Missing Millions
  7. Question of the Day: What Is Preferred Method of Payment For Consumers? Cash, Debit or Credit?
  8. Question of the Day: Would You Rather Have $1,000,000 or Double Your Money Every Day for 30 Days Starting With A Penny?
  9. Case Study: Millionaire or Not?
  10. Question of the Day (and Current Event too!): What Does the Federal Reserve Do?