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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March Madness is in full swing as millions of Americans scramble to prioritize their tournament brackets. With the Financial Four, people also have a way to prioritize their financial goals.
According to a new survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education and Harris Poll, financial infidelity can be just as significant among couples as emotional/sexual infidelity. One in three people who combine finances with their spouse or partner admit to committing a financial deception.
Consumers are feeling more confident about their ability to manage holiday expenses this year, but everyone can benefit from a spending reality check. This survey finds that 39 percent of Americans are much/somewhat more concerned about being able to afford holiday expenses this year compared to their level of confidence five years ago.
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.