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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.
March Madness finds millions of Americans prioritizing their NCAA brackets. With the Financial Four people also have a way to prioritize their financial goals.
The box-office hit "Identity Thief" offers a humorous portrayal of an identity theft victim. But when identity theft occurs in real life, it costs American families billions of dollars and is the No. 1 consumer complaint in the U.S.
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.
Shoppers should think twice before throwing cash at items that are not on their list. An online survey finds that in a typical month more than two-thirds of U.S. adults purchase on impulse.
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