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  • 2015 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Winners posted 9.21.15

    NEFE and RTDNA announce the winners of the 2015 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards.

  • New Guide Helps Americans Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Disaster posted 7.27.15

    To help people mitigate potential damages and lessen the financial blow of a disaster, the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) has partnered with the American Red Cross and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to produce a new guide.

  • President's Financial Capability Council Completes Work, Issues Final Report posted 6.30.15

    The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury on ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation’s young people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.

  • CashCourse Reaches 900 Schools Milestone posted 5.19.15

    Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, recently joined the leading 900 colleges and universities in the U.S. to partner with the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) to offer CashCourse®.

  • Financial Four: It's Time Again for Financial Bracketology posted 3.17.15

    Millions of Americans are scrambling this week to strategize and chart their tournament brackets. With the Financial Four, people also have a way to chart their financial goals.

  • How Much Does Love Drive Spending? posted 2.10.15

    A survey in partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education and the love and relationship website shows seven in 10 Americans say they spend more money while in a relationship versus when they are single.

  • Getting Financially Fit in 2015 posted 12.31.14

    A new survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education finds that nearly seven in 10 (64 percent) of adults will make a financially-focused goal in 2015. Yet on a somber note, the survey also finds that one in three (31 percent) rate the current quality of their financial life as worse than they expect it to be.

  • CashCourse Meets Growing Demand in California posted 10.2.14

    With the financial well-being of their students in mind, the California Community College System (CCCS) is partnering with the National Endowment for Financial Education to exclusively offer CashCourse—the free online financial education resource for college students—to the 2.1 million students throughout the 112-school system.

  • 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.




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