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The National Endowment for Financial Education is a completely independent, nonprofit, and noncommercial foundation that inspires all Americans to make informed financial decisions in every stage of life. NEFE supports and encourages journalists from all disciplines to advance solid and reliable personal finance and economic reporting.
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As part of the two organizations’ ongoing efforts to encourage radio, television and online news outlets to report on personal finance issues, three winners have been recognized for their outstanding work.
A survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education finds that many adults say there are major barriers preventing their families from openly communicating about who will make financial decisions on behalf of an aging family member if they become unable to.
Ted Beck joined the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) in 2005, before the financial crisis and when saving money was out of fashion. As the nation pulls out of recession, NEFE’s president and CEO discusses the foundation’s future, his past, and the significance of old boats and garage sales.
With the tax deadline approaching, many late filers who procrastinate are concerned about more than just owing money. A new NEFE survey finds not having all of the appropriate paperwork and preparing a return incorrectly add worry to the process of filing tax returns.
Lose weight, quit smoking, find a new job and get out of debt. Sound familiar? A survey from NEFE finds nearly seven out of 10 U.S. adults will make a financial New Year’s resolution for 2013, a sign that many Americans are as focused on their financial health as their physical health.
NEFE partners with the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) to provide Money Matters, a resource with story ideas, reporting examples, coverage strategies, case studies, and more.
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