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The National Endowment for Financial Education is a completely independent, nonprofit, and noncommercial foundation that inspires all Americans to make informed financial decisions in every stage of life. NEFE supports and encourages journalists from all disciplines to advance solid and reliable personal finance and economic reporting.

Whether you’re a seasoned business writer, a freelancer, or a general assignment reporter, our press room will provide you with resources to help with your reporting. Visit our News section for timely and unique story ideas, surveys, and the latest on NEFE’s groundbreaking behavioral research results.

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  • Financial Education and Social Work posted 3.27.18

    Already advising on complex topics like housing, public benefits and health insurance, social workers may soon add financial education and guidance to their services. But would training social workers to increase the financial capability of their communities be too much to ask of an already strained profession? Or might it be an essential ingredient that has been underestimated all along?

  • Why We Need to Train Social Workers Now posted 3.27.18

    New NEFE-funded research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that now is the time to add financial education to social work curriculum.

  • Latinas: Hungry for Financial Education, Challenged by Cultural Sterotypes posted 3.1.18

    Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, in a study funded by NEFE®, say Latinas have a huge appetite for financial education and a strong desire to save, and their savings could provide a critical safety net to America’s largest minority group.

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  • Latinas: Hungry for Financial Education, Challenged by Cultural Sterotypes posted 3.1.18

    Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, in a study funded by NEFE®, say Latinas have a huge appetite for financial education and a strong desire to save, and their savings could provide a critical safety net to America’s largest minority group.

  • Celebrate Relationships, But Beware of Financial Infidelity posted 2.14.18

    The National Endowment for Financial Education has been following financial infidelity for a decade, and the problem continues to be prevalent among couples. The latest findings from a biennial survey finds two in five (41 percent) of American adults who combine finances with a partner or spouse, admit to committing financial deceptions against their loved one.

  • Majority of Americans Resolve For Financial Well-Being in 2018 posted 1.2.18

    The latest issue of an annual survey on consumer expectations from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds over two thirds of U.S. adults will set a financial New Year’s resolution for 2018, a consistent indication that many Americans continue to focus on their financial health as much as their physical health.

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  • Celebrate Relationships, But Beware of Financial Infidelity posted 2.14.18

    The National Endowment for Financial Education has been following financial infidelity for a decade, and the problem continues to be prevalent among couples. The latest findings from a biennial survey finds two in five (41 percent) of American adults who combine finances with a partner or spouse, admit to committing financial deceptions against their loved one.

  • Majority of Americans Resolve For Financial Well-Being in 2018 posted 1.2.18

    The latest issue of an annual survey on consumer expectations from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds over two thirds of U.S. adults will set a financial New Year’s resolution for 2018, a consistent indication that many Americans continue to focus on their financial health as much as their physical health.

  • Where Financial Education Has the Greatest Impact posted 4.3.17

    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.

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    Media Relations Director

    Direct: 303-224-3514
    Cell: 303-918-3620
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  • Patricia (Pat) Seaman

    Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

    Direct: 303-224-3538
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