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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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  • Study: Self-Efficacy is Biggest Factor in Financial Well-Being posted 5.18.18

    Financial self-efficacy is a better predictor of financial well-being more than race, gender and socioeconomic background, according to a landmark 10-year study.

  • National Endowment for Financial Education Names New CEO posted 5.10.18

    The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) proudly announces that Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., has been named today as the new president and CEO effective July 9, 2018. Hensley, who for the past eight years has been NEFE’s senior director of education, will replace Ted Beck, who announced his retirement after 13 years leading the nonprofit foundation.

  • 1 in 3 Americans are Financially Fragile posted 4.16.18

    Research funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education® and conducted by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University, finds one in three Americans are financially fragile, meaning they are unable to cope with emergency expenses in a short timeframe.

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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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Money Matters and NEFE logoNEFE partners with the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) to provide Money Matters, a resource with story ideas, reporting examples, coverage strategies, case studies, and more.

Contacts

  • 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
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