Update on NEFE Curriculum

NEFE has evolved into an institute that advances high-impact scholarly research and facilitates collaboration with practitioners, advocates and policymakers. Due to this new direction, we have retired the High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) and Smart About Money (SAM). The CashCourse® program has been transferred to the Higher Education Financial Wellness Alliance and is available without interruption.

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NEFE President and CEO, Dr. Billy J. Hensley, on our new strategic future.

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Peer-Reviewed Publications Have Cited NEFE

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Active Partnerships

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Dispersed for Research Projects Since 2006

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Research Grants Awarded Since 2006

NEFE News

RTDNA and NEFE Announce 2021 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Award Winners

NEFE congratulates the winners of the 2021 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards.

What We’re Reading: A Review of the U.S. National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2020

NEFE’s summary and key takeaways from the Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s report

NEFE, Council For Economic Education Frame Key Financial Education Needs Through Extensive Policy-Focused Convenings

NEFE and the CEE have published summaries of a series of high-impact, policy-focused convenings with industry stakeholders, advocates, practitioners and policymakers.

NEFE Hits $5 Million Milestone in Research Grant Funding

The National Endowment for Financial Education has now awarded more than $5 million in research grand funding in support of financial education.

NEFE RETIRES SMART ABOUT MONEY, HIGH SCHOOL FINANCIAL PLANNING PROGRAM

NEFE has ended management of its financial education platforms to focus on new endeavors to support financial education.

NEFE, Higher Education Financial Wellness Alliance Agreement will Continue CashCourse

NEFE donates the entire CashCourse platform, including intellectual property and resources, to HEFWA as part of a philanthropic effort.

NEFE Names New Senior VP of Research, Impact

NEFE welcomes Beth Bean, Ph.D., as senior vice president, research and impact. Bean will oversee the expansion and application of NEFE’s research, insights and engagement.

Collaboration Is Vital to Improve Financial Well-Being

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

A true spirit of collaboration within the financial education community is necessary to unlock the doors to improved financial well-being for all Americans.

What We’re Reading: Working Paper Revisits Evidence on the Effectiveness of Financial Education

NEFE reflects on a working paper that quantifies the impact of financial education programs.

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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How can we help our nation heal?

NEFE has always valued equity and inclusion, but is making a greater commitment to evolve by investing in communities of color and underserved populations.