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School-Based Education

Increasing Financial Capability by Supporting Educators

Whether you are a teacher or college professor, financial planning professional, social service expert or community volunteer, we have resources for teaching students about money management to help you facilitate financial education in your classroom and community, and elevate your success for making change.

Educational Resources

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.

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A customizable online tool for nonprofit universities and colleges, CashCourse® offers a wealth of financial education resources for you and your students.

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High School Financial Planning Program

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.

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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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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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40 Money Management Tips

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.


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.

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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.

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