Education

Helping Face Financial Challenges Through Every Stage of Life

NEFE offers a variety of self-help websites and resources that are noncommercial and frequently updated to ensure that we provide credible and reliable information.

Resources for Consumers and Adult Learners

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Smart About Money

Consumers from all walks of life can use this website to find self-directed courses, informative articles, calculators, quizzes, worksheets, money-saving tips, discussion forums and other valuable resources to answer commonly asked questions and address various economic situations.

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College Money Tips

NEFE’s most popular publication, 40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know, addresses decisions young adults make during their college years. Parents, teachers and students consider this the go-to guide for making better decisions toward financial well-being.

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On Your Own

Our blog is designed to help people who are just starting out on their own financially. From lessons learned with real people and interviews with experts, to money tips, strategies and options, On Your Own supports young people who are beginning their journey toward financial independence.

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My Retirement Paycheck

This website answers important questions about interrelated retirement issues. Whether consumers have saved a lot or a little for retirement, this resource helps individuals transitioning to retirement make wise decisions based on the assets they have.

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Your Spending, Your Saving, Your Future

This all-in-one guide addresses financial goal-setting, getting out of debt, using bank accounts and credit card, monitoring and controlling spending, and boosting savings and investments.


Resources for Educators and Instructors

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CashCourse

A customizable online tool for nonprofit universities and colleges, CashCourse® offers a wealth of financial education resources for you and your students. If you teach at a participating university, email [email protected] to get in touch with your school’s administrator. Can’t find your school? Learn more about enrolling here.

Read more about CashCourse

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High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP)

Our flagship program helps teachers reaching students in grades 8-12 present fundamental personal finance skills to teens to prepare them for financial independence. It can be taught in a variety of settings including classroom, after-school programs and workshops.

Read more about HSFPP

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Financial Workshop Kits

NEFE provides printable scripts, teaching plans, handouts, PowerPoint presentations and related resources on a variety of finance-related topics so you can easily share them with learners from diverse backgrounds.

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Evaluation Toolkit

This online evaluation toolkit helps you understand and evaluate concepts and efficiently apply them to your educational programs so you can document the impact programs have on learners.

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5 Key Factors For Effective Financial Education

The effect of financial education programs depends on numerous aspects of instruction, curricula and rigor. As a guide for educators on how to identify and implement successful financial education, NEFE has outlined five key factors that all programs should utilize to maximize the effect of outcomes.


Workplace Development

In the real world, teachers and learners aren’t always in a classroom.

NEFE has many resources available to human resource professionals so they can promote financial education within their organizations. We encourage you to take advantage of the following:

Resources for the Workplace

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Retirement TLC

This resource offers four research-based action techniques designed to increase sponsored retirement plan participation for any size company.

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Financial Workshop Kits

NEFE provides printable script/teaching plans with handouts, PowerPoint presentations, and related resources for a variety of finance-related topics so you can easily share them with employees in a group setting.

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Smart About Money

This website offers a wealth of financial knowledge on a variety of topics. Find online calculators, handouts, worksheets, and more that can be shared in groups or in one-on-one settings.

Our guides and booklets are not available in printed hard copy. Please print out your own copy. If you are an organization seeking permission to reprint, please email [email protected] with your request.