NEFE Press Room

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.

Whether you’re a seasoned business writer, a freelancer, or a general assignment reporter, our press room will provide you with resources to help with your reporting. Visit our News section for timely and unique story ideas, surveys, and the latest on NEFE’s groundbreaking behavioral research results.



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  • U.S. Teens Rank Average in International Financial Capability posted 7.9.14

    An international financial literacy assessment finds American teenagers struggle to demonstrate competitive financial knowledge on the world stage. Among 18 participating countries and economies, the U.S. ranks between 8th and 12th place in financial aptitude.

  • Study Finds College Grads Confront Rocky Transition to Self-Sufficiency posted 6.11.14

    The majority of young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study co-sponsored by NEFE. Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students (APLUS), an investigation at the University of Arizona that follows young adults from their college years to the workforce, is discovering how this time of passage affects financial attitudes, behaviors and overall well-being.

  • Financial Goal of Homeownership is on Decline posted 4.29.14

    A new survey by NEFE finds that half of Americans say having enough money for retirement is their top financial goal and perceived importance of homeownership appears to be waning.


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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.


  • Paul Golden

    Media Relations Director

    Direct: 303-224-3514
    Cell: 303-918-3620

  • Patricia (Pat) Seaman

    Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

    Direct: 303-224-3538

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