Tag Archives: Financial Literacy

Kaitz’s Corner: Motivation and persistence are key to student success

A message from Bob Kaitz, BestPrep CEO & President:

A few months ago, Kent Pekel, President and CEO of Search Institute®, presented to the BestPrep Board of Directors. For more than 30 years, Search Institute® has been a leader and partner for organizations around the world in discovering what kids need to succeed. Dr. Pekel indicated that research consistently shows that motivation and persistence are the keys to student achievement and success.

Chicks & Charity Financial Literacy Month Fundraiser for BestPrep

Please join us at the Chicks & Charity event in honor of Financial Literacy Month. The event, open to both men and women, is a fantastic evening of networking, appetizers, cocktails, wall of wine, a marketplace, and a silent auction. BestPrep is honored to be featured at the event, as all proceeds from the event will go to BestPrep. A special thank you to Board Member Nicole Middendorf of Prosperwell Financial for hosting this event and providing all proceeds to BestPrep. The event is free with pre-registration or a $5 donation to BestPrep at the door.

The event will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4 p.m. – 7 p. m. at the Marriott Minneapolis Northwest in Brooklyn Park.

Free Financial Literacy Month Event with Jump$tart Coalition

April is Financial Literacy Month! Join the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 4:00-6:15pm for their annual financial literacy month event. This year’s event features keynote speaker Chris Farrell, Economics Correspondent for American Public Media’s Marketplace program. This event is for teachers, parents, volunteers and […]

March 2013 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s March 2013 Newsletter! Angie’s Kettle Corn Coming to BestPrep Annual Luncheon The 2013 Annual Luncheon will feature another Minnesota success story, Angie’s Kettle Corn. Dan and Angie Bastian began popping corn in their Mankato backyard 10 years ago, and their business has become the nation’s second best selling kettle corn with $20 […]

January 2013 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s January 2013 Newsletter! Winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session Announced We are happy to announce the first place winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session! Elementary Division: Stonebridge Elementary; Junior High/Middle School Division: Janesville Waldorf Pemberton Secondary; High School Division: Stillwater Area High School. Thanks to Wells Fargo Advisors, […]