Personal Finance High School Course: A Roadmap to Financial Resiliency

60 Minutes

About the Webinar

Every financial decision we make impacts our lives. Our financial journey begins early, often before one becomes an adult. Financial literacy is vital to avoiding early financial mistakes, but how do high schools incorporate personal finance content in a way that is engaging, relevant, and memorable for students? Watch this edWebinar to learn:

  • How you can empower students to define their personal values and financial goals so that they can make smart financial decisions that help them achieve their life goals
  • How to lead students to uncover their financial beliefs, expectations, and habits
  • Tools you can use to present concepts in a simple way and keep students engaged

This edWebinar will be of interest to high school teachers and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

About the Presenters

John E. Grable, Ph.D., CFP® teaches and conducts research in the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Incorporated undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Georgia. Dr. Grable served as the founding editor for the Journal of Personal Finance and co-founding editor of the Journal of Financial Therapy and Financial Planning Review. He is best known for his work in the areas of financial risk-tolerance assessment, behavioral financial planning, and psychophysiological economics. He has been the recipient of several research and publication awards and grants and is active in promoting the link between research and financial planning practice where he has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers and co-authored several financial planning textbooks, handbooks, and manuals.

Lance Palmer, Ph.D., CPA (UT), CFP® is Professor of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics at the University of Georgia. Dr. Palmer’s research seeks to identify effective ways of motivating financial behavior change through brief intervention strategies. He is currently focused on developing brief interventions that are informative, scalable, and can easily be integrated into the income tax preparation process. The design and format of the brief interventions are informed by research findings from behavioral economics and behavior change theory, as well as evidenced-based counseling practices such as solutions-focused brief coaching. He has published many articles in academic and research publications and co-authored Introduction to Personal Finance: Beginning Your Financial Journey.