News 2020

Updates from NEFE in 2020.

 
 
NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) welcomes three new members to its Board of Trustees for 2021.

Survey Update: Over 4 in 5 Americans Still Experiencing COVID Related Financial Stress

By NEFE/The Harris Poll

According to a new survey over four in five Americans have experienced little to no relief on their financial stress since the initial outbreak of COVID-19.

RTDNA/NEFE Announce 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Award Winners

RTDNA/NEFE Announce 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Award Winners

NEFE, in partnership with the RTDNA, announce the winners of the 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards.

NEFE Invests in Underserved Communities

NEFE Invests in Underserved Communities

NEFE is making a greater commitment to address structural and systemic racism and inequality by investing in several organizations that support underrepresented populations.

NEFE, AFCPE Partner to Support Diverse Communities

NEFE, AFCPE Partner to Support Diverse Communities

NEFE is launching an initiative through a partnership with the AFCPE to fully sponsor the training and credentialing of 100 new Accredited Financial Counselors® (AFC®), all of which will be people of color.

Racism, Bias and Economic Inequality Impair the Financial Well-Being of Millions

Racism, Bias and Economic Inequality Impair the Financial Well-Being of Millions

By Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., President and CEO National Endowment for Financial Education

NEFE provides unrestricted operational grants to organizations focused on equity.

Listening, Reflection Is Key to Our Nation’s Healing

Listening, Reflection Is Key to Our Nation’s Healing

By Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., President and CEO National Endowment for Financial Education

NEFE has always valued equity and inclusion, but is making a greater commitment to evolve by investing in communities of color and underserved populations.

The 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards is Now Open

The 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards is Now Open

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and NEFE are now accepting entries for the 2020 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards.

Nearly 9 in 10 Say COVID-19 Crisis is Causing Financial Stress

By NEFE/The Harris Poll

According to a new survey released by NEFE, nearly nine in 10 (88 percent) Americans say the COVID-19 crisis is causing stress on their personal finances.

With This Crisis Does Financial Literacy Even Matter?

With This Crisis Does Financial Literacy Even Matter?

By Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., President and CEO National Endowment for Financial Education

Financial literacy matters more than ever, especially as the country moves forward in recovery.

NEFE's Commitment and Short-term Changes in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

NEFE's Commitment and Short-term Changes in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By NEFE

The National Endowment for Financial Education first and foremost prioritizes people and do not take this current situation lightly. In this global effort, we want to update you on our response and our actions as we continue to closely monitor COVID-19.

NEFE Partners with Knology on U.S. Financial Education Spending Database

NEFE Partners with Knology on U.S. Financial Education Spending Database

By NEFE

The National Endowment for Financial Education and Knology announce a collaboration to create a database of historical spending on financial education across all 50 states.

NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

By NEFE

NEFE announces two new members have joined its Board of Trustees who can provide diverse and unique insights and perspectives.

Majority of Americans Plan to Hone Financial Focus in 2020

By NEFE/The Harris Poll

NEFE's annual survey on consumer expectations, finds that three quarters of U.S. adults will make financial New Year’s resolutions for 2020 and that they may have anxiety over their ability to save money.

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