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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

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

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.

With This Crisis Does Financial Literacy Even Matter?

With This Crisis Does Financial Literacy Even Matter?

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

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

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

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

NEFE’s Hensley Speaks with Bigger Pockets Podcast on State of Financial Education

NEFE’s Hensley Speaks with Bigger Pockets Podcast on State of Financial Education

Billy Hensley, Ph.D., president and CEO of NEFE, joined Mindy Jensen of the Bigger Pockets Podcast for a thorough dialogue about NEFE’s vision for the future of financial education.

NEFE Welcomes New Managing Director Research

The National Endowment for Financial Education announces Jill Jones, Ph.D., has joined the organization as its new managing director of research.

NEFE Welcomes New VP External Affairs

The National Endowment for Financial Education announces Chris Shannon has joined the organization as its new vice president of external affairs.

Politics Hinders the Effectiveness of Financial Education

Billy Hensley, Ph.D., President and CEO of NEFE writes about the role politics plays in the creation of financial education mandates.

RTDNA-NEFE Announce 2019 EPFR Award Winners

The National Endowment for Financial Education, in partnership with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), proudly announce winners of the 2019 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards.

Study: College Debt by Degree | NEFE

The National Endowment for Financial Education, in partnership with The Ohio State University, recently published a study examining types of debt held by individuals at age 30, uncovering several inequalities between two- and four-year degree holders.

Stop the Argument Asserting Financial Education Doesn't Work

Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., NEFE president and CEO, pens rebuke to claims that financial education is futile.

NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

NEFE announces two new members have joined its Board of Trustees and has named a new chair and vice chair for 2019.

NEFE Welcomes New Board Members

NEFE announces two new members have joined its Board of Trustees and has named a new chair and vice chair for 2019.

NEFE Announces New Chief Financial Officer

The National Endowment for Financial Education welcomes Joanne Flores Moses as its new chief financial officer. Moses will oversee day-to-day business operations and management of the endowment’s investment activity and finances.

2018 Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Award Winners

The National Endowment for Financial Education, in partnership with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), proudly recognize winners of the 2018 RTDNA/NEFE Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting Awards. As part of the two organizations’ ongoing efforts to encourage and support radio, television and online news outlets to report on personal finance issues.

New Senior Director of Education, Research, Strategic Impact

Katherine M. Sauer, Ph.D., has joined the National Endowment for Financial Education. Sauer assumes the lead on philanthropic, research, evaluation and technology engagement of the collegiate and adult consumer education initiatives of the foundation.

National Endowment for Financial Education Names New CEO

The National Endowment for Financial Education 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.

Research Statistic on Financial Windfalls and Bankruptcy

Over the past couple of years several news organizations have attributed a statistic to the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) stating that 70 percent of lottery winners end up bankrupt in just a few years after receiving a large financial windfall. This statistic is not backed by research from NEFE, nor can it be confirmed by the organization.

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,”.

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