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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).

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Opinion: Stop the Tired 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 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.



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.

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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