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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 bipartisan membership of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability February 19, issued its report to President Barack Obama, offering 15 recommendations designed to assist the American people in better understanding financial matters and making informed financial decisions.
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.
The National Endowment for Financial Education welcomes a new member to its Board of Trustees. David Strege, CFP®, CFA®, will serve an initial three-year term with the 14-member board.
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.
The National Endowment for Financial Education announces the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees. Denise (Denny) Voigt Crawford will serve an initial three-year term with the 13-member financial advisory group.
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.
Help Your Friend Sweepstakes encourages Americans to help friends break wasteful spending habits.
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