Webinar: Addressing the Scale Validation Gaps in Financial Education Research

July 30th, 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT

NEFE has undertaken a project to streamline and improve scale validation in the financial services sector. To hear about our progress and get details on the next phases of this work register for our webinar.


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Financial Education Innovation and Impact Summit 2024

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the FEI&I Summit held October 8-10 in Denver. This is your chance to dive deeper into the field of financial education. Learn from subject matter experts on exciting research and data that expands the body of knowledge on financial well-being. Connect with fellow attendees and building new networks and equipping yourself with new tools and strategies to implement into your work.

Seats are limited - take the opportunity to reserve your seat today!



Continued Barriers in Accessing Financial Systems and Education

By Stephanie Cote

Uncover the obstacles Native Americans encounter in accessing financial systems and education. This insightful piece reveals the challenges and ongoing efforts to promote equity.

Financial Literacy Month 2024: A Comprehensive Focus on Financial Capability

By Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., President and CEO National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)

Embark on an exploration of financial capability in 2024 with NEFE. From bipartisan proclamations to groundbreaking research, discover the latest initiatives shaping financial capability.

Acknowledging and Addressing Historical and Present-Day Financial Trauma in Indian Country

By Stephanie Cote

Dive into the impact of historical experiences on Native communities' financial well-being. Uncover solutions to break the cycle of financial trauma

Rations and Commodities: Mass Genocide through Generational Limited and Processed Food Access

By Stephanie Cote

Delve into the hidden history of food access among Native American communities. From ancestral lands to government rations, discover the journey towards cultural reclamation and health equity. Read more

New Opinion Poll of U.S. Adults Contrast Current and Future Concerns Regarding Financial Well-Being

Dive into the latest NEFE poll to uncover the financial sentiments of U.S. adults—optimism tempered with concerns about the future. Discover more now!

Financial Education Research Projects Exploring Underserved Communities Receive Funding

Dive into NEFE's groundbreaking research, addressing college food insecurity and wealth gaps. Join the discussion at the upcoming Financial Education and Innovation Summit.

Poll Analysis: Native Community Members Who Experience Bias Report Lower Quality of Financial Life

By NEFE Staff

Explore how bias affects Indigenous financial well-being. Insights reveal barriers hindering flourishing & importance of inclusion.

NEFE Appoints New Members to Board of Trustees

NEFE welcomes Nancy Kim-Yun and Beth Lesen to its 16-member Board of Trustees. Meet the new faces driving change and innovation.

Financial Literacy Graduation Requirements by State

In 2023, West Virginia HB 3113 , Indiana SB 35, Connecticut SB 1165 , Minnesota HF 2497 , Louisiana HB 103 , Oregon SB 3, Wisconsin AB 109 and Pennsylvania SB 843 all passed through the legislature and were signed by each state’s Governor.

This brings the number of states that now have a financial literacy graduation requirement for all students to 25. For more information about developments from 2023, see NEFE’s Legislative Review Report.

NEFE Research

Supporting research in the field of financial well-being.

NEFE promotes a better understanding of personal finance by identifying and investigating the financial issues affecting people's lives. We advance effective financial education through research studies, symposia, think tanks and round table discussions.

NEFE funds rigorous, innovative and actionable research that seeks to improve the public's financial well-being and has the potential to make a profound contribution to our field.

Our research values drive this work.

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