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NEFE supports and encourages journalists from all disciplines to regularly and effectively report on consumer finance issues.  

Whether you’re a seasoned business writer, freelancer or general assignment reporter, we’re here to help you with your reporting. Our News section below offers timely and unique story ideas, surveys and the latest on NEFE’s groundbreaking behavioral research. We also provide annual awards to recognize the best in personal finance reporting through our partners the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

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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 is hindering 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.

Story Ideas

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Mandates Matter When it Comes to Borrowing for College

Managing rising education costs remains a challenge for families. A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll finds three quarters of American parents are regularly saving for their child’s education, yet two thirds will rely on grants on grants/scholarships to pay for education costs, and about one third (34 percent) say they will rely on loans.

Digest Special Issue: Serving Domestic Violence Survivors

NEFE has partnered with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) to create this special publication for Voices Rising: NCADV's 17th Annual National Conference on Domestic Violence.

Study: Self-Efficacy is Biggest Factor in Financial Well-Being

Financial self-efficacy is a better predictor of financial well-being more than race, gender and socioeconomic background, according to a landmark 10-year study.

Survey: Many Americans Satisfied with Tax Filing Outcome

Significant changes to the federal tax law in 2019 led to speculation that many taxpayers would end up owing money unexpectedly. Read how a new poll finds that 2 in 5 Americans are happy with their results.

Majority of Americans Aim to Strengthen Focus on Financial Well-Being in 2019

NEFE's annual survey on consumer expectations, finds that almost eight out of 10 (79 percent) of U.S. adults will set a financial New Year’s resolution for 2019. A 10 percent increase over last year’s survey.

Celebrate Relationships, But Beware of Financial Infidelity

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.

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Paul Golden

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Media and Communications
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Money Matters

NEFE partners with the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) to provide Money Matters, a resource with story ideas, reporting examples, coverage strategies, case studies, and more.

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