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NEFE Press Room

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).

Our Partners

NEFE is a proud partner in supporting journalism and those who offer consumer finance content.



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?

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

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.

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

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.

Survey: Majority of Americans Plan to Hone Financial Focus in 2020

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.

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.

Media Requests

Paul Golden

Managing Director
Media and Communications
Direct: 303-224-3514
[email protected]

Paul Golden

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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