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NEFE Press Room

The National Endowment for Financial Education is a completely independent, nonprofit, and noncommercial foundation that inspires all Americans to make informed financial decisions in every stage of life. NEFE supports and encourages journalists from all disciplines to advance solid and reliable personal finance and economic reporting.

Whether you’re a seasoned business writer, a freelancer, or a general assignment reporter, our press room will provide you with resources to help with your reporting. Visit our News section for timely and unique story ideas, surveys, and the latest on NEFE’s groundbreaking behavioral research results.


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  • CashCourse Names 2018 Educator of the Year posted 8.2.18

    NEFE is proud to announce Ann House as the recipient of the 2018 CashCourse Financial Educator of the Year Award. Currently serving as the director of the University of Utah’s Student Money Management Center, House has been instrumental in state legislation that has made Utah a leader in personal finance.

  • Fragile in America: Nearly 2 in 5 Live on the Financial Edge posted 6.27.18

    A broad cross-section of Americans of all ages and incomes are financially fragile, which means they either could not cope with an immediate $400 emergency expense or come up with $2,000 within 30 days. New research shows higher financial literacy helps offset everyone’s risk.

  • Serving Domestic Violence Survivors posted 6.27.18

    NEFE has partnered with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) to present a webinar series that educates domestic violence advocates to better understand economic abuse and provide victims with trustworthy personal finance resources.

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  • Celebrate Relationships, But Beware of Financial Infidelity posted 2.14.18

    The National Endowment for Financial Education has been following financial infidelity for a decade, and the problem continues to be prevalent among couples. The latest findings from a biennial survey finds two in five (41 percent) of American adults who combine finances with a partner or spouse, admit to committing financial deceptions against their loved one.

  • Majority of Americans Resolve For Financial Well-Being in 2018 posted 1.2.18

    The latest issue of an annual survey on consumer expectations from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds over two thirds of U.S. adults will set a financial New Year’s resolution for 2018, a consistent indication that many Americans continue to focus on their financial health as much as their physical health.

  • Where Financial Education Has the Greatest Impact posted 4.3.17

    According to a new survey from NEFE in partnership with Right About Money, 74 percent of Americans believe financial instruction in K-12 schools gets the best results in building financial well-being.

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  • Paul Golden

    Media Relations Director

    Direct: 303-224-3514
    Cell: 303-918-3620
    [email protected]

  • Patricia (Pat) Seaman

    Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

    Direct: 303-224-3538
    [email protected]

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