News 2017

Updates from NEFE in 2017.


Common Income Shocks Disrupt Retirement Savings

New research finds that almost no one is safe from periods of lost income due to a health crisis, job loss or other life transitions during their working years.

CashCourse Names 2017 Financial Educator of the Year

CashCourse and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) announce Paul Goebel, director of the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas, has been named the 2017 CashCourse Financial Educator of the Year.

Neiser Appointed to CFPB Advisory Board

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced the appointment of Brent Neiser, CFP®, senior director with the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) as one of six new consumer experts from outside the federal government to its Consumer Advisory Board.

PRNDI-NEFE Announce 2017 Financial Reporting Award Winner

Brian Bull from KLCC public radio in Eugene, Oregon, has received the 2017 PRNDI/NEFE Excellence in Consumer Financial Reporting Award for his entry, “Robust Eugene-Springfield Housing Market Subject to Potential Downturns,”.

Report: 1 in 5 U.S. Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills

Results by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) show that one in five (22 percent) U.S. teenage students lack basic financial literacy skills.

Where Financial Education Has the Greatest Impact

Where Financial Education Has the Greatest Impact

By Harris Poll

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.

How Do We Get Teens to Care About Financial Future?

How Do We Get Teens to Care About Financial Future?

A recent analysis on the financial proficiency of teenagers shows Americans are uniquely in peril as the U.S. is the only country demonstrating low financial literacy levels compounded with low retirement income replacement rates.

The Conversation Couples Should Have on Valentine's Day

It’s time to celebrate relationships, love and commitment—and it won’t be cheap. What often is overlooked when couples take time out to appreciate each other is dedicating a moment to discuss money and financial values.

Millennials Show Alarming Gap Between Financial Confidence and Knowledge

Millennials are overconfident and underprepared when it comes to managing their money, according to new research. They consider themselves far more knowledgeable financially than they actually are.

1 in 3 Say Financial Life is Worse Than They Expect it to Be

By Harris Poll

More than two thirds of adults will make a financial New Year’s resolution for 2017, a sign that Americans remain focused on their financial health as much as their physical health.

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