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  • 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 YourTango.com 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.

  • 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.

  • Financial Four: It's Time Again for Financial Bracketology posted 3.19.14

    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.

  • Financial Infidelity Poses Challenge for Couples posted 2.14.14

    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.

  • Take a Holiday Spending Halftime posted 12.11.13

    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.

  • NEFE, RTDNA Announce Winners of 2013 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards posted 8.16.13

    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.

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