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Educator Spotlight – Somya Munjal & Youthful Savings

Educator Spotlight: Somya Munjal Achieves Success by Investing in the Next Generation
Being able to help people gain a solid financial education is truly a dream come true for Somya Munjal, founder and Managing Director of Youthful Savings. Through her collaboration with the various organizations, Munjal has found a way to […]

Financial Education Grants for Schools

Success for All Foundation (SFAF) has $50 million to give away to eligible schools to “start or expand research-based, innovative programs that help close academic-achievement gaps and improve outcomes for high-needs students.”
SFAF provides $50,000 grants to Title I elementary schools with 200 or more students.  It also stipulates that 40% […]

Educator Spotlight – Camille Ko

Educator Spotlight: NFEC Applauds Camille Ko and Allie for Giving Homeless Youth a Financial Education
The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) is proud to recognize Camille Ko, a high school student who has built a successful financial education program for homeless youth. With the aid of Allie, her teen shelter […]

Colleges Promote Financial Wellness – Case Studies

Wake Technical Community College Campaign Overview
Raising financial literacy competencies among students and community members forms the main goal of an exciting campaign launched at Wake Technical Community College this year. In collaboration with the SunTrust Foundation and the National Financial Educators Council, Wake Tech opened the inaugural semester of its […]

Education, Awareness & Sustainability – the NFEC’s Campaign Approach

Financial Education, Awareness & Sustainability – the NFEC’s Campaign Approach
The NFEC has sponsored, reviewed, and designed more than a thousand financial education programs. In process, the National Financial Educators Councils team has identified the essential components of financial literacy campaigns that generate the maximum impact.
There are three important criteria of […]

FED Awards 2014

NFEC’s CEO, Vince Shorb with Stig O. Nybo (President, Transamerica Retirement Solutions – Pension Sales and Distribution) presenting the NFEC’s Financial Education Leadership Award to Deb Ruben (Transamerica Retirement Solutions Senior Vice President, TPA and RIA Distribution). Congratulations Deb for a well deserved award.
2014 Financial Educators Day – Inaugural Year […]

FED 2014 Honorees

2014 Financial Educator Day Award Honorees
The NFEC is proud to present our 2014 Financial Educator Day Award recipients. Below is the full list of honorees by state as well as the nominator’s synapse regarding the honoree’s contribution to the financial literacy movement.
 
Alabama
Michael C. Sy
Penny Southward

Alaska
Arthur Hussey

Arkansas
Angel McCoy
Angel contributes to […]

Mint Interview with Vince Shorb

Mint Interview with Vince Shorb
The National Financial Educators Councils’ CEO, Vince Shorb, was featured by Mint.com. Shorb addresses topics that include: defining financial literacy, personal finance misconceptions and what schools & parents can be doing to improve the financial capabilities of our youth.
Click here to visit Mint.com and read the […]

Unqualified Financial Educators Pose Risk

Under-qualified Financial Educators Pose Risk

Under-qualified or poorly-performing financial educators may bring future economic disaster. The effects of poor teaching can continue to affect students’ lives for many years after instruction ends.[8] [5] Worse, failure seemingly breeds more failure. According to the Dallas studies cited above, not only do under-qualified teachers […]

Welcome – Insurance Literacy Blog

Welcome – Insurance Literacy Blog
Insurance Literacy provides individuals with the tools to make informed decisions on choosing the right types of coverage, terminating coverage they don’t need and maximizing the usefulness of their existing & proposed insurance coverage and premium dollars.  Insurance is a large percentage of an average American’s […]

What Do I Need To Know About Letter 4903?

What Do I Need To Know About Letter 4903?
Letter 4903 (LT 26) is a notice issued by the IRS warning you that the agency has no record of receiving your federal tax returns for a certain duration of time, according to TaxHelpAudit.com. LT 26 explains that previous requests to file […]

Developing Your Financial Literacy Program

Developing Your Financial Literacy Program
Financial problems cause major problems at the community, national, and global levels. To address these issues, an increasing number of organizations have begun to develop and/or expand their own financial education programming.
Many of these organizations face the same dilemma: “Should we develop our own financial literacy […]

CFEI Requirements

CFEI Requirements
Thank you for your interest in the NFEC’s Certified Financial Education Instructor program. This page will provide you details on the qualification and requirements you must adhere by to become or maintain your Certified Financial Education Instructor designation.

Graduates are registered as Certified Financial Education Instructors and a graduation certificate […]

Insurance Literacy with Tony Steuer, CLU, LA, CPFFE

Insurance Literacy with Tony Steuer, CLU, LA, CPFFE
Are you able to explain your insurance coverage to someone else?  While most Americans pay thousands of dollars a year for their insurance, most really don’t understand their policies and are spending money they don’t need to.  Consider that for an average American […]

Financial Educators Survey

Financial Educators Survey
The NFEC’s is committed to gaining deeper understanding of financial education provides the industry needed data on the subject matter. The NFEC frequently gathers data through surveys (supply- and demand-side), advisory boards and research. The objective is to share best practices with the financial literacy industry so programs […]

1st National Bank Partners with National Spokesperson for the SavingsFund

1st National Bank Partners with National Financial Literacy Ambassador and National Spokesperson for the Savings Fund – Mrs. Midwest International 2014
to Tackle Financial Literacy
November 2013, Berlin, Wisconsin—1st National Bank announced this month that they have joined forces with Jayne Black, Mrs. Midwest International 2014, to spread the important message of […]

City National Bank Financial Literacy Grants Program

City National Bank to Open Applications for Financial Literacy Grants Program
Financial literacy grant applications are now open for educators, librarians and school administrators. The program has targeted cities in California, Nevada, New York, Tennessee and Georgia in which City National Bank has a branch. The program, totaling up to $100,000 […]

Educator Spotlight – Your Personal Economy

Educator Spotlight: Bradley and Bonita Vinson Empower People to Live Debt-free
Bradley and Bonita Vinson have a huge and admirable goal: they want to become the leading personal financial empowerment providers in the U.S. and internationally. They believe collaboration with the various groups in their community will help get their […]

Educator Spotlight – Saving Smart for 5 Generations

Educator Spotlight: Jayne Black Reaches Women with Financial Literacy Message through Conference Networks, Blogs & Media
Six years ago Jayne Black received an important wake-up call. Her mother, who had just reached her retirement years, found herself jobless, in poor health and foreclosure. This tragedy alerted Jayne to her own lack […]

Educator Spotlight – Stan Webb

Educator Spotlight: Background, Family Values, NFEC Inspire Stan Webb to Spread Financial Literacy
Stan Webb’s personal mission to help and serve others began as early as childhood. Today Webb has refocused his passion and experience into advocacy for the financial literacy movement. He founded the Minerva Foundation for Financial Literacy and has […]

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Offers Grants for Financial Education

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Offers Grants for Financial Education

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is looking to fund financial literacy programs that make a substantial and lasting impact on their communities. Last year, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation contributed over $200 million to address critical issues facing our […]

Bank of the West Offers Investments for Financial Education

Bank of the West Offers Investments for Financial Education
Bank of the West offers charitable investments to nonprofits that serve the geographic areas where they operate. This includes hundreds of counties across 19 states, meaning there is a good chance your financial literacy program may be a good fit for Bank […]

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation – Missouri & National Focus

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation – Missouri & National Focus

Financial educators looking to provide their services to the Missouri area might be a good fit for the Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation. The mission of the Foundation can be summed up as “Improving the quality of […]

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Funds Innovative Financial Education

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Funds Innovative Financial Education

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation may be looking to fund a new and innovative financial literacy program. One of the main initiatives funded by the foundation is called the Working Longer initiative, which seeks to address the problem of Americans in the workforce […]

Alcoa Foundation Promotes Diversity in Financial Education

Alcoa Foundation Promotes Diversity in Financial Education
The Alcoa Foundation may be the perfect fit to fund your financial education program or financial literacy research. The Alcoa Foundation understands the importance of engagement at many levels when it comes to achieving results.  That’s why they donate annually to not only local […]

Financial Education Grants from The Adobe Foundation

Financial Education Grants from The Adobe Foundation
Each year, Adobe contributes at least one percent of its pre-tax profits to the Adobe Foundation. In 2012 alone, The Adobe Foundation invested $8 million to community organizations supporting education and the arts. Personal finance statistics across the United States have shown just how […]

AAUW Leading The Charge For Grants for Women’s Financial Literacy

AAUW Leading The Charge For Grants for Women’s Financial Literacy
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. If you are a non-profit organization focused on financial literacy education for women or girls, the AAUW may be a good […]

3M Provides Innovative Educational Grants

3M Provides Innovative Educational Grants
3Mgives is the new moniker that encompasses all of 3M’s community giving, from both 3M and the 3M Foundation, and they may be interested in funding your financial literacy program(s). Their mission is: To Improve Every Life through Innovative Giving in Education, Community and the Environment. […]

1675 Foundation Offers Education Grants for Under-Served Populations

1675 Foundation Offers Education Grants for Under-Served Populations
The 1675 Foundation is one of four Ware family foundations created in 2004, after the termination of the Oxford Foundation, which was founded in 1947 by Marian S. and John H. Ware III. The 1675 Foundation has grants available for financial educators wanting […]

Curriculum Controversy

Curriculum Controversy
After 7 years of reviewing and measuring the impact of programs, the NFEC has come up with this conclusion: A great educator can make bad curriculum engaging and beneficial.  An untrained educator can make the best curriculum boring and counterproductive.
The NFEC has decided to only offer the financial literacy […]

Financial Literacy Canada – Funding & Grants

The Social and Enterprise Development Innovations manages the TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund. This provides grants to other non-profit organizations that “serve low income and otherwise economically disadvantaged persons and groups in Canada to support and promote financial literacy.”
Grants that generally range from $25,000 to $100,000 will be awarded Canadian […]

Delaware Financial Literacy Grants

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner provides Delaware based organizations access to the Financial Literacy Education Fund.  This fund was established in 2009 and raises funds though charging businesses making short-term consumers loans and car title loans to pay an annual surcharge.
Grants will be awarded to schools or other […]

Penn State Erie, the Behrend College Campaign

The NFEC and the Centers of Financial and Consumer Outreach (CFCO) at Penn State Erie, Behrend College recently completed their third year of promoting financial literacy statewide.
The High School Symposium on Financial Literacy and College Success takes place each year in May and serves an average of 300-500 students. High […]

Financial Education in India

The National Financial Educators Council has expanded its operations to bring financial literacy to India with a partnership with the ENNELA Welfare Association. The first international financial literacy program in India through this partnership was held on October 21st, 2012 and hosted over 50 participants from the Sriranga Varam. The long term […]

Wake Tech Wake Technical Community College Campaign Overview

Raising financial literacy competencies among students and community members forms the main goal of an exciting campaign launched at Wake Technical Community College this year. In collaboration with the SunTrust Foundation and the National Financial Educators Council, Wake Tech opened the inaugural semester of its Center for Financial Education in […]

Introduction to American Family Housing

For every homeless person you see on the street, there are thousands more who are never recognized—men, women, teens, and children who struggle every day just to survive. At American Family Housing, staff and volunteers strive to give homeless families what they so desperately need: the opportunity for a better […]

High School Student Hosts Financial Education

We at the NFEC are very proud of Camille Ko, a high school student who contacted us with a desire to teach personal finance to homeless youth. Camille completed the CFEI training, practiced the presentations, coordinated efforts with the nonprofit sponsor, and handled all the event details.  Read more below:

Program […]

Financial Literacy Minnesota – Funding Available

The Affinity Plus Foundation “supports programs that teach money management to parents who work long hours just to provide basic food and shelter”. The objective is for today’s youth to gain a better sense of sound money management principles.
“We want to educate children, working poor, families, immigrants and elderly in […]

NFEC Financial Literacy Funding

The NFEC provides funding or in-kind support to organizations that deliver measurable changes in the participants behavior while raining awareness for the financial literacy movement.   The NFEC’s social enterprise business model makes funds and product donations available through their Financial EduNation Campaign.
We’re looking for organizations that can provide the following […]

FINRA Financial Education Funding

The NFEC commends the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and their commitment to “provide underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.”
This year (2013) the FINRA Foundation is accepting applications for projects of approximately $50,000–$100,000.  They seek programming “that advance understanding of the relationships among […]

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High School Student Hosts Financial Education Program

We at the NFEC are very proud of Camille Ko, a high school student who contacted us with a desire to teach personal finance to homeless youth. Camille completed the CFEI training, practiced the presentations, coordinated efforts with the nonprofit sponsor, and handled all the event details. Read her overview […]

Education, Awareness & Sustainability – Keys to an Impactful Financial Education Initiative

Education, Awareness & Sustainability
Keys to an Impactful Financial Education Initiative
Having sponsored, reviewed and designed over a thousand financial education programs, the NFEC has determined essential components of programs that have the greatest impact.
There are three important criteria of a financial education programs that determine the long-term impact. Programs that […]

College Financial Education Campaign

College Financial Education Campaign
Raising financial literacy competencies among students and community members forms the main goal of an exciting campaign launched at Wake Technical Community College this year. In collaboration with the SunTrust Foundation and the National Financial Educators Council, Wake Tech opened the inaugural semester of its Center for […]

Teaching Money Management – Kids of All Ages

In this article, parents and guardians will learn how to teach money management kids at every age level. Kids are to be taught how to manage their own medium of exchange, as often called, even at a very early age in order to do better management in the future. Here […]

Financial Literacy – Raleigh, NC

A Raleigh based financial literacy campaign launched in 2013 and in the years to come this initiative will serve the entire state of North Carolina and beyond.

The National Financial Educators Council, Wake Technical Community College and the SunTrust Foundation teamed up to ensure this campaign offers maximum benefits for the […]

Financial Education in North Carolina

The National Financial Educators Council, Wake Technical Community College and the SunTrust Foundation have teamed up to bring a comprehensive financial education solution to North Carolina and the Wake Tech campus.

Wake Tech commitment to to offering financial education program extends beyond the students. This campaign is also focused […]

Financial Literacy in Wichita Kansas

The National Financial Educators Council awards Stan Webb the NFEC Community Financial Literacy Ambassador Award for his efforts in Wichita, Kansas.

The NFEC recognizes leaders in the financial literacy field by honoring them the Community Ambassador Award. Stan T Webb has been chosen to receive this award for his successful financial […]

Yamila Constantino Joins the NFEC’s Financial Literacy Speakers Bureau

The NFEC’s Personal Financial Speakers Association is honored to have Yamila Constantino join the speakers bureau. Yamila engages audiences around the globe and delivers presentations in English and in Spanish.

Yamila Constantino has two decades of experience in the financial realm, and was twice included on Hispanic Magazine’s One Hundred Top […]

Parental Involvement in Financial Education

Parental Involvement in Financial Education
Parents should have a strong supportive role in their children’s financial education. As instructors, how can we encourage parents to become involved? Here are 5 quick tips and a guide that will help you.
1) Homework. Assign personal finance homework that requires parental input. The NFEC’s financial […]

Backward Design for Financial Literacy Program Success

Backward Design for Financial Literacy Program Success
Maximize the impact of your financial education program by employing a backwards design planning method and gaining an understanding of your participants before instruction begins.
Backward Design. Backward design is an educational method that has instructors utilizes or develop financial literacy curriculum with the end […]

Personal Finance Speakers Association – 2013 Launch

Personal Finance Speakers Association – 2013 Launch
The National Financial Educators Council launches the first national speaker’s bureau dedicated to financial literacy advocates and educators – the Personal Finance Speakers Association.
With the current trend of economic uncertainty, long-term fiscal cliff problems, over 100 trillion dollars in unfunded liabilities and increasing tax […]

Awareness Campaigns – Benefiting the Financial Literacy Movement

Watch NFL superstar and all around good guy, Brandon Lloyd, as he teams up with the NFEC to promote financial literacy. The Yahoo Sport program, ‘Outside the Game’, did a 4 minute feature video on Brandon’s visit to Lowell High School where he shared financial literacy lessons with the students. […]

Mobile Personal Finance App

The NFEC is launching a mobile personal finance mobile app the first quarter of 2013. This application is designed to give people convenient access to learning personal finance lessons.

The mobile personal finance application includes lessons on ten money management topics, including: account management, investment principles, financial goal setting, credit, debt, […]

Money XLive Celebrity Financial Education Event Video

Watch Wilmer Valderrama’s passionate presentation at the Money XLive event. Wilmer is a highly successful actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. After starring in That 70’s show, Wilmer was the creator and star of MTV’s “Yo Momma”, and also had great success crossing over to the big screen performing in a […]

College Loan Debt Petition and Outreach Model

College Loan Debt Petition and Outreach Model
The NFEC is launching a petition website in January 2013 to encourage responsible lending and promote financial literacy. The NFEC will be seeking those with expertise in promoting causes to contribute their knowledge. The NFEC seeks ways reciprocate your generosity of time.
This open source […]

College Student Protection and Financial Education Act

The NFEC has drafted legislation to encourage college-bound students to take a personal finance class prior to committing to student loan debt. The College Student Protection and Financial Education Act will be featured here in the coming months and we seek the input of experts and those passionate about […]

College Prep Financial Literacy Standards

College Prep Financial Literacy Standards
The National Financial Educators Council has developed a draft of ‘College Prep Financial Education Standards’ and calls upon industry experts to participate in the completion of these guidelines. The overall goal of the Standards is to provide a clear personal finance curricula framework for educators that […]

Financial Education Campaign for Non-Profit Organizations

Non-profit organizations and community groups can contribute greatly to increasing financial literacy among the communities they serve. At the same time they can also benefit their organizations by adding another funding source, building brand recognition, gaining community support and educating those they serve.

The NFEC is providing you a […]

Financial Literacy Campaign: Non-profit Organization Overview & Grant Guide

Financial Literacy Campaign: Non-profit Organization Overview & Grant Guide
Starting or expanding an financial literacy initiative can help non-profit organizations raise funds, increase awareness and build volunteer support while they educate those they serve.
The NFEC supports your efforts to promote financial literacy. Download your copy of the Grant Guide 2013 with Bonuses […]

Financial Literacy Campaign

Financial Literacy Campaign
For those interested in empowering their communities with personal finance knowledge and promoting financial literacy, watch this video. The video discusses the NFEC’s ‘campaign approach’ to building a financial education initiative. The campaign approach was designed to help individuals and organizations develop sustainable financial education outreach initiatives to […]

NFEC Financial Literacy Curriculum Overview

NFEC Financial Literacy Curriculum Overview
This brief and comprehensive video provides details on the NFECs personal finance curriculum. Get additional details and complimentary curriculum by clicking here – financial literacy lesson plans. The link does open a new window so you can view the video as you explore the webpage.

The National […]

Brief and Comprehensive Overview of the NFEC’s Certification Program

Brief and Comprehensive Overview of the NFEC’s Certification Program
Interested in taking your passion for teaching financial literacy to the next level? Watch this brief overview video to learn how you can improve your impact as an instructor and become a Certified Financial Education Instructor.

Graduates of the Certified Financial Education Instructors […]

Sample Certified Financial Education Instructor Training

Thank you for your interest in viewing a sample of the Certified Financial Education Instructor class. This 90 minute training is the second to last class taught before students take their Certification exam. It will give you an excellent overview of the entire coursework as the first 30 minutes are […]

Personal Finance Speakers Association

The NFEC has developed the Personal Finance Speakers Association to gives those passionate about financial literacy a platform to share their message.

The NFEC works with people of all abilities that have a commitment for promoting personal finance and teaching financial literacy. From concerned citizens that want to share money management […]

Financial Literacy in India – Participant Features.

Financial Literacy in India – Participant Features
The National Financial Educators Council has expanded its operations to bring financial literacy to India with a partnership with the ENNELA Welfare Association. The first international financial literacy program in India through this partnership was held on October 21st, 2012 and hosted over 50 […]

Celebrity Financial Literacy Donation

Besides providing financial education resources, the NFEC is also committed to raising awareness for the financial literacy movement and helping organizations build sustainable initiatives.

The NFEC thanks the celebrities and positive role models who support and contribute to the financial literacy movement. Their donations to nonprofit organization and schools helps these […]

Free Personal Finance Speakers

The NFEC provides complimentary Certified Financial Education Instructors that can engage and educate your audience. This service is made available through the NFEC’s Financial EduNation Campaign which provides complimentary personal finance outreach to individuals and organizations globally. For those seeking high-profile speakers that have at least a $1,500 budget, […]

Lemonade Freedom Day Activities for Families

The NFEC commends your efforts to teach children about money with ‘The Lemonade Stand’ project based learning activity.

Lemonade stands are a great way to teach kids about money and business. As a part of the NFEC’s Financial EduNation Campaign, The Lemonade Stand activity is provided complimentary. Simply click the link […]

CFEI Complimentary Training Overview

Join us for a complimentary overview of the Certified Financial Education Instructor training program.

During this call you will pick up practical teaching tips as well as lean more about the topics covered in the CFEI program. The hour long overview will provide usable lessons you can share with […]

Financial Education Instructor of the Year

Financial Education Instructor of the Year
Each year the National Financial Educators Council selects an educator that represents the best practices in financial education to receive the Financial Education Instructor of the Year award.
Although the financial literacy curriculum that is used for instruction is important, the NFEC recognizes that educators play […]

Financial Education Instructor of the Year Award Recepients

The NFEC awards the Financial Education Instructor of the Year award to those that represents the best practices in personal finance. Read about past award recipients below and nominate yourself or someone else by visiting the Financial Education Instructor of the Year page.
2011 Financial Education Instructor of the Year recipient: […]

Campaign Approach to Financial Literacy

Taking a campaign approach to financial literacy initiatives engender strong community support, reach a wide audience, and employ fun, motivating instructional techniques to keep participants interested and engaged.
Unfortunately, many programs today do not take advantage of the benefits that a financial literacy campaign offers. Many financial literacy programs are one-dimensional, […]

Tips to Teaching Money Management Lessons

You must have a passion for helping people—that’s why you’ve decided to visit this blog which will provide tips that will improve your abilities when teaching money management lessons. We commend you for your interest and efforts.

Choosing to begin teaching personal finance effectively does take effort; but it can […]

Why are you here?

The button said “Do Not Click” and you still clicked it. We like your style!

The NFEC welcomes those that want to push the boundaries. Together we have to break the mold to help our youth avoid the stress associated with financial illiteracy. Our kids today spend 16 […]

Financial Literacy Video Awareness Campaign

Submit your financial literacy videos as a part of the NFEC's awareness campaign!

Financial Education Jobs

Financial Education Jobs
The National Financial Educators Council has financial education jobs available. Currently we are seeking people that have a passion for sharing personal finance and the skill sets that will help us further the movement. See our latest financial literacy job postings.
The NFECs’ Financial Education Job Board (link above) […]

NFEC Business Advisory Board

The NFEC welcomes those with a passion for furthering the financial literacy movement to join our Business Advisory Board. The NFEC is seeking a board of advisors to assist in the acceleration of our business growth and impact on the financial literacy movement.

The NFEC seeks a Business […]

PSA Blog

‘The Talk’ Financial Literacy PSA was developed to get parents to talk to their kids about money and to raise awareness about the financial literacy movement. Within a few hours of the website going live, the NFEC received some positive compliments and also some concerns. We at the […]

Personal Finance for Kids Program Launch

The NFECs’ financial literacy program for children (PK – 2nd Grade) is launching April 30th. Now through April 30th receive a 50% discount by entering the coupon code shown on the personal finance for kids webpage.

The financial education program combines project based learning, activities, songs, rebus stories and interactive lessons […]

Finance Games can Improve Financial Capabilities

There has been a recent surge in organizations seeking finance games to teach people of all ages about money. This has led the NFEC to introduce several financial literacy games that is aimed at improving the financial capabilities of those that play the games.

There are many benefits to […]

Financial Literacy Game

It is quite difficult for a person to succeed in life if he does not know how to manage available resources. Most times, people complain about difficulties in their financial life because they are not properly educated on how to manage their funds. The best way to avoid such problems […]

Financial Literacy Jobs

Financial Literacy Jobs
 
Job Posting Date: June 9, 2013
Position: Curriculum Development & Instructional Design / Curriculum Development Director
Candidate Summary: Qualified candidates must have an expertise in developing curriculum for kids (K-6th grade), possess knowledge on the latest research on educational techniques, have experience in developing course objectives and designing engaging curriculum […]

Using Financial Literacy Worksheets For Kids

Using Financial Literacy Worksheets For Kids
Teaching children about money is becoming increasingly important. Many countries are faced with economical downfall and children will have to learn how to work with money in order to succeed in future. Our children will manage the economy in years to come and that is […]

Financial Literacy Programs For Kids

Various institutions have been formed worldwide due to the dire need of knowledge in our society by everyone including young ones. These institutions aim at providing high standards of financial literacy programs for kids with learning facilities and opportunity for the youths and their parents about finance, core values in […]

Don’t Neglect To Teach Your Kid Financial Education

Teaching a kid financial education is an ongoing process. It’s best to start young by assigning chores, and paying for a job well done with an allowance. By starting early, a child will be able to learn the value of labor while instilling a lesson that will use for life. […]

Understanding The Benefits Of Financial Literacy Kids

Do not underestimate the importance financial literacy for kids. Children should be taught how to handle money from the early on. To many young people are in crises situations with debt simply because they never learned basic lessons in money management.

Children should understand how the world of money works from […]

Learning How To Best Go About Teaching Kids Money Management

Financial literacy is an important subject in any area of life, and for all ages. This topic is also becoming increasingly popular in school curricula so as to teach such concepts to young children. Obviously, educators, teachers and volunteers who teach children need to be knowledgeable in the subject, as […]

Why Teaching Kids Financial Literacy Is Important

One reason why so many people fail with their finances is because they simply do not know how to handle their money. This could be attributed to not having the proper financial education to aid them in making better decisions when it comes to cash. That is why teaching kids […]

Why It Pays To Learn About Managing Money For Kids

Learning the basics of managing money for kids can prove to be very beneficial for both the parents as well as their children. Currency is something that both young and old people find gives them an opportunity to make decisions.

It therefore makes sense to motivate and encourage as well as […]

The Financial Education Kids Receive Now Helps Prepare Them For Future Stability

The importance of parents talking to kids about money better prepares them for future stability. With everything that is going on with today’s economy, is only proof that there is no guarantee to what was assumed to be already mapped out. By providing financial education kids have the right tools […]

The Importance Of Teaching Financial Literacy To Kids

There is no great concern for many parents that understand by providing financial literacy for kids can help them live a healthy and comfortable lives. This is the reason why most parents strain and stress to save a lot of money for their children. However on important aspect that is […]

Why You Should Prioritize Kids Financial Literacy

If you are a parent you will do well to prioritize kids financial literacy. It is important for your children to learn the lessons of dealing with money from an early age. There are so many young people these days that have accrued unmanageable debt before they complete college. The […]

Financial Education Leadership Award

Financial illiteracy has reached epidemic proportions in our country, and causes major problems at both the community and national levels. Providing financial literacy programming can help improve the lives of individual community members while strengthening the community as a whole.

The National Financial Educators Council recognizes organizations and individuals that […]

The Kids Financial Education Programs

Kids financial education programs are designed to educate children on the practical and applied learning on the importance of improving their economic proficiency. Many young persons have the urge to learn how to utilize money. However, the already established financial education for kids resources are not up to date with […]

Kids And Money Management Is Critically Important

Kids money management is an issues which needs to be considered with a lot of care as they affect the life of the child. Chores in the home can only be passed to the children if they can handle all their affairs well. However, teaching them about money should start […]

How Financial Education For Kids Can Equip Your Child For Life

How Financial Education For Kids Can Equip Your Child For Life
There are some very important reasons why parents should prioritize financial education for kids. If you want to raise responsible adults in future, you are advised to research the best methods for teaching children valuable lessons about money as young […]

Teaching Money Management For Kids

When choosing to teach different money management for kids tricks, parents should consider fun activities. The more a child can enjoy themselves, the easier it will be when he or she is learning. Therefore, thinking of fun and innovative tricks and tips, are things parents have to consider for the […]

Never Too Young: Money Management Kids

It is important that we have an understanding about how to manage our cash wisely. Good spending habits are just as important as good eating habits. The question then becomes, when should we start teaching kids personal finance skills? The answer is probably as soon as they start learning how […]

Importance Of Financial Literacy For Kids

Financial literacy for kids is about ensuring that your child is educated on the best way to manage finances. This is a way of securing their future. This is because they will be able to learn how to manage money in all ways possible. This helps them spend wisely at […]

Financial Literacy Activities For Kids

More and more parents are thinking about different financial literacy activities for kids. Many lessons can be learned about the power of saving and investing wisely in today’s weak economy. There are many easy and fun ways to teach youngsters about the value of money. Some of them include teaching […]

Simple Money Management Activities For Kids

These days, many parents are seeking ways to teach their kids money management lessons. Teaching your kids the importance of doing chores and rewarding him few dollars for their work is a great way of bringing a positive change in their life. Following are some of the money management activities […]

Benefits Of Money Management Worksheet For Kids

These days many people are teaching their children the importance of managing finance. A number of resources exist to help parents with this. However, money management worksheet for kids is a better option to teach small kids about financial aspects.

Setting up a three jar system is one of the best […]

Money Management Worksheets For Kids

When providing money management for kids coursework it is important to include engaging money management worksheets for kids. There are several options a parent can choose from, but knowing where to get them is key. So, searching the web, and finding the best sites will help them in finding all […]

The New Popularity for Personal Finance For Kids Programming

Those who are dedicated to and interested in strengthening fiscal literacy among children are not just after fun. On the converse, these people are interested in stabilizing the benefits of NFEC curriculum, and are only sold out to establishing monetary capabilities among young ones. The problem is that even in […]

Personal Finance For Kids Begins At Home

Personal finance for kids is a parent’s responsibility as most schools don’t offer financial literacy for students. It is not a schools job, or society’s job, to teach your child about finances. Other people and institutions can offer you support and assistance in making your child financially responsible, but it […]

Money Management For Kids: Ideas For Parents

There are numerous good reasons why an individual would find it ideal to teach your young family how to manage their finances. Starting this practice and lesson as early as possible is important. By the time the kid is old enough to ask for gifts from you, he is mature […]

The Benefits Of Financial Literacy For Kids

The advantages of teaching young people some money management skills are many. There are also numerous benefits involved when institutions have considered making them a part of the financial literacy curriculum. Elementary schools as well should not be overlooked. Parents who are against this process are definitely on the wrong. […]

How To Benefit From The Best Money Management Games Online

A number of kids money management games online that will suffice for both adults and kids alike. The old adage that the problem is not money rather it is how to spend could never be more truer than at the present time. With a hyped up consumerism culture jumping at […]

Financial Education in Kenya

The NFEC partnered with NurtureSmart to promote financial education in Kenya. This financial literacy campaign was designed to align with Kenya Vision 2030. The ‘vision’ provides a blueprint lays out a development plan for Kenya over the next 18 years. The goal is to transform Kenya into a […]

How To Benefit From The Best Money Management Games For Kids

When it comes to acquiring money management games for kids, it can never be too early or too late. Even from a very early age, children need to be taught about the importance of using money wisely and for the intended purposes. The game options serve to teach kids that […]

A Discussion Of A Money Management Game

A money management game by the name of Real Money Experience is one that thousands of college and high school students have attended. As a hands-on workshop, it is meant to provide young people with the financial skills needed to be successful in life. They are provided with the skills […]

Why a Finance Board Game is Good to Teach Your Children About Money

If you have children, no doubt you would want them to learn how to manage their finances properly. This is something that most parents ignore, but it is actually very important to have your child learn these skills from an early age. There are many financial literacy games for kids […]

Money Board Games For Kids

Money board games for kids are activities that teach necessary skills needed in life. Activities are fun and a way of learning hands on lessons. Children are amused having fun so they do not even realize that they are learning while they are playing.

Personal finance games that focus on teaching […]

Benefits Of Playing Money Related Financial Literacy Games For Kids

Money can be a complex topic and therefore, financial literacy games for kids are of utmost importance. Learning how to save and invest could determine how much money the child would make in the future. Such information has been confirmed by several online fiscal literacy resources for youths, parents and […]

The Importance Of Financial Literacy Games For Kids

Children generally want everything at the snap of their fingers. They do not know that the means for acquiring those things they want is not as cheap as they think. Hence, it could be helpful if you have some sort of financial literacy games for kids program in place to […]

Money Management Games to Improve Adult Financial Literacy

Money Management Games to Improve Adult Financial Literacy
Managing money can be hard for some people. There are some people that get paid every week and still can’t maintain their monthly bills. For adults that needs help with their personal finances, there are options available to improve your financial capability. On […]

How Financial Education Games Teach Your Kids About Personal Money Management

A lot of parents are willing to spend large sums of money trying to provide an education for their children. However, one aspect of learning that most parents do not get right is teaching them about personal finances. This is seen as a very hard topic to teach children, but […]

Financial Literacy For Kids Games

When it comes to financial literacy games for kids, there are many ways of doing it when it comes to kids. It is best not to bore them with complicated definitions and terms. Financial literacy for kids games is a much more fun and applicable approach to the learning procedure.

The […]

Financial Management Games In The Classroom

Financial Management Games In The Classroom
At all stages of life, it is important to understand how to manage finances. Indeed, it’s never too early to start, and kids who learn about methods to keeping track of money in school will be well prepared for life outside of the classroom. Teachers […]

Best Practices in Financial Education Award

The NFEC evaluates financial literacy programs against a stringent set of educational, awareness and business model criteria to determine eligibility for the Best Practices in Financial Education Award.

Programs considered for the award must meet educational standards while remaining practical in nature. They must connect with end-user demographics in a way […]

College Students Money Management And Its Importance

College Students Money Management And Its Importance
Teaching college students money management is very important and some will say more important in today’ difficult financial times. When young adults study at college it is the start of their adult life and one of the most important things that needs to be […]

Money Management In College – Tips

Most of us look forward to going to college. However, apart from acquiring knowledge, such development comes with a lot of responsibilities. Money management in college is one of those responsibilities. In order for your experience to be a memorable one, you must know how to deal with your finances.

As […]

The Money Management College Students Learn Today May Be Beneficial In The Future

Many students, who are living on their own, quickly learn how difficult it may be to pay all the bills and still have a few dollars left for fun. However, the money management college students learn early may help them learn to be financial responsible for the rest of their […]

Money Management Skills For College Students

Money management skills for college students is very important to get them ready for future life when they will have to look after themselves. It is important to get them started on training as soon as possible and when they enter their freshman year they are ready to start learning. […]

Importance Of College Money Management

Life in college is one that many high school graduates enthusiastically look forward to and gladly endorse. This is actually one factor that makes it important to ensure that the freshmen have financial literacy. There is no doubt that the excitement especially in the beginning of the semester can be […]

How To Manage Money In College

If you have been to college, you must understand how life can be as far as cash management is concerned. There is so much pressure to do what other kids are doing despite the fact that you might not be able to afford certain things. That is why our kids […]

Personal Finance For College Students – Tips

The encounter of financial challenges may be inevitable for a college student. With education costs on the rise and the income not sufficient to cater for all the needs of a student, it may therefore benefit a student take some personal finance for college students lessons. Here are some things […]

Blog: Money Management For College Students

It is very important for schools to provide money management for college students. This is because it absolutely essential for success in the real world. The amount of debt that most graduates are going to have is enormous. Therefore it is especially that these individuals learn how to manage their […]

The Importance Of Managing Money In College

College marks an influential time in a young person’s life, when they begin to realize that they will not always have their parents to fall back on. Most students begin managing money in college, and attempting to take care of other financial matters on their own while they are away […]

Personal Finance College Students – Tips

Many young people get excited when they start their first job after college. Unfortunately for most, they end up spending it badly and end up in large debt. Others end up taking jobs they don’t like to raise money to pay for their debts or train themselves to be […]

Why Is College Student Financial Literacy Important

Most people understand that money forms an integral part of our lives; without it we will not be able to buy what we need. A college student financial literacy is thus an important issue that is often not addressed. Providing students a financial education, especially in today’s age, is […]

Why Financial Education For College Students Is Essential

Financial education for college students is essential, as one’s first move away from home is associated with not only new possibilities, but also with monetary pitfalls. In order for a person to appropriately handle his or her finances, some basic steps must be followed: a sensible budget should be adhered […]

Information About College Financial Literacy

One of the most vital things to talk about is college financial literacy. This is because there are plenty of people who graduate and go on to learn that they are ill equipped to handle or deal with the myriad of problems that the real world brings. The best way […]

Today’s College Students And Money Management Considerations

Almost everyone has an opinion on the topic of college students and money management programs. Some individuals think that parents should have a certain amount of control over a student’s budget, while others believe that the students themselves must learn how to control their spending.

The following are some tips covered […]

Financial Literacy Programs For College Students Are A Smart Choice

Financial literacy programs for college students are a smart choice. Helping young adults learn about finances is a great way to put them on a solid foundation for their entire lives. Many predatory lenders try to take advantage teenagers and provide them with credit cards and loans that will put […]

Students Who Take College Personal Finance Courses May Benefit Greatly

Students Who Take College Personal Finance Courses May Benefit Greatly
With the current state of the economy, most students could benefit greatly from having college personal finance courses offered to them. Unfortunately, a good majority of students when beginning their secondary education are without any knowledge of how to manage their […]

Provision Of Financial Literacy College Students

Most college students are already suffering from financial hardships. This is brought about by lack of proper knowledge on finance management. It is seen as a future disaster if it is not addressed fast enough. The ‘Financial Literacy – College Students initiative helps educate students on the benefits of financial […]

More About Managing Finances In College

Managing finances in college is a very important task for every one. This is the time of your life when you get to make decisions that will affect your lifestyle for a very long time. If you make the wrong ones, they will follow you for the rest of your […]

Why Financial Literacy For High School Is Important

While there are several ways various charities raise money, less is often known about is raising money by offering financial literacy for high school students. There are a number of non-profit organizations that raise funds through sponsorship, grants and though social enterprise business models. Of course, when suck good luck […]

The Importance Of Financial Education In High School

Learning methods to take control of your finances is very important no matter how old you are. Today, there are many financial literacy classes being offered that are helping people learning about important decisions regarding money from a very young age. There is a wide variety of topics classes like […]

Financial Education For High School Students

Financial education for high school students entails the inculcation of fiscal knowledge with regard to best practices. A greater understanding of economic matters is among the most fundamental to young people before they encounter the real world. Because of the ever changing dynamics in fiscal matters it is important for […]

Importance Of High School Financial Education

A lot of students have fallen victim of debts at an early age. This is contributed by the lack of proper knowledge on how to use and manage money. This however can be reversed if high school financial education is introduced in the institutions. Providing financial literacy for students will […]

Personal Finance Articles For High School Students

Personal Finance Articles For High School Students
Today, more than ever, people are struggling to control their finances and get out of debt. High interest rates, lack of job security and having a ‘buy now, pay later’ mentality has caused countless people financial hardship and even bankruptcy. Part of the problem […]

Personal Finance Curriculum High School

The NFECs’ personal finance curriculum – high school version – is developed within the standards of education and requires that participants be inspired to be optimistic. In order for students to develop their financial capacity and to fully benefit from improving their finances, this syllabus mainly uses practicals. The hands-on […]

Benefits Of Financial Literacy High School Students

Benefits Of Financial Literacy High School Students
Understanding the world of finance and using the proper skills is especially beneficial to high school students. This age group is when an understanding of cash should begin. It teaches and prepares them for how to achieve and maintain the lifestyle they plan for […]

High School Financial Literacy Workshops

High school financial literacy workshops are meant to help students learn how to make money based decisions when that time comes. These events are held by finance professionals who act as teachers to those students because they have more experience in the finance field. The workshops are held in a […]

Personal Finance For High School Students – Importance & Lessons

Personal Finance For High School Students – Importance & Lessons
One issue that is normally glossed over as far as high school education is personal finance for high school students. The reason for this is that many authorities believe that any student who is in such schools does not necessarily need […]

Benefits Of Teaching High School Personal Finance

Benefits Of Teaching High School Personal Finance
In order to have a country that has citizens who are mindful of their economic development, it is important that students are taught to become more involved in high school personal finance. They should be guided to make the informed choices with regards to […]

Why Personal Financial Curriculum High School Education Is Important

If you are a parent and are looking for a school to enroll your child in, it may make a huge difference if you try and get one that offers personal financial curriculum high school. When it comes to finance education, most people do not think that students need this […]

Personal Finance Lesson Plans High School Students Understand

Personal Finance Lesson Plans High School Students Understand
With personal finance lesson plans high school students can learn valuable life lessons that will assist them throughout their lives. Learning the importance of having a good work ethic, the value of money and how to manage it will help them immediately and […]

Benefits Of The Financial Literacy – High School Students Curriculum

In America today, young people need to make themselves competitive and saleable to the job market. They need to learn as much as they can during this time of financial unrest. There are ways they can do just that and that is to stay in school. There are benefits to […]

Financial Literacy Curriculum High School

Youths are the most hit by financial hardships considering their tender age and also due lack of enough knowledge on how to manage their expenses. Most students are working hard to clear debts instead of working hard to excel in life. This is caused by lack of proper skills in […]

High School Financial Literacy Test

The high school financial literacy test impacts the daily lives of many youths who take it. It enables them to understand how too improve their skills in finances. It also prepares them to achieve their dreams through proper management of their money.

The test can be conducted online. It covers about […]

Credit Union Financial Literacy Guide

When people take part in a practical financial literacy program it benefits those reached, our communities and to our country. Credit union financial literacy initiatives are spreading across the country and are contributing greatly to increasing financial capability among our citizens.

The NFEC suggest credit unions design financial literacy […]

Financial Literacy Quiz

The NFEC offers a complimentary financial literacy quiz for individuals and organizations.

Financial Literacy Program Design with Sponsorships in Mind

Financial Literacy Program Design  with Sponsorships in Mind
Designing an educationally effective financial literacy program is important; but creating a sustainable program is equally important. When developing a program, you also should consider the benefits you can provide potential funding sources. A well-funded program reaches more people and makes longer-lasting difference […]

Certified Financial Education Instructor – CE Credits

The NFEC’s Certified Financial Education Instructor coursework is now approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards for continuing education credits. Learn more.

Financial Literacy Curriculum Advisory Board

Financial Literacy Curriculum Advisory Board
The NFEC’s financial literacy curriculum was designed by a team of educators, personal finance experts, and financial professionals. The resulting content meets educational standards while offering practical tools to help people prepare for the financial “real world.” Learn more about the Curriculum Advisory Board.
Past collaboration with […]

The Real Money Experience Financial Literacy Game

After much demand, the NFEC has converted the full-production Real Money Experience event into classroom financial literacy games. For students age 12 to 24 the RMX personal finance curriculum will have them making financial decisions they will face when they move out on their own. Watch the video below […]

The ‘Real Money Experience’ financial literacy workshop tour announced.

The NFEC has chosen five locations to host the Real Money Experience (RMX) financial education workshop 2012 tour. There will be an additional seven locations added in the first quarter.

The RMX financial literacy workshop was designed to fun and engaging while meeting national financial education and core […]

Los Angeles chosen by NFEC for Money XLive Financial Education Event

NFEC chooses Los Angeles to hold their 2012 Financial Education Event Money XLive.

Curriculum Advisory Board

The NFEC is seeking experienced financial professionals, educators, or anyone with specialized personal finance knowledge to serve on its 2012 Curriculum Advisory Board.

The NFECs’ financial literacy curriculum has been designed by a team of educators and financial professionals in order to create content that meets core educational standards while […]

Teach Your Kids About Money

The NFEC launches a Black Friday media campaign to encourage parents to teach their kids money management lessons.

Real Money Experience Money Management Workshop

The Real Money Experience money management workshop for youth is providing youth across the country the hands-on experience of making financial decisions they will face when they move out on their own.

Recently the National Financial Educators Council turned the full production version of the RMX event into a financial […]

High School Teachers – Teaching Financial Literacy

The National Financial Educators Councils’ educator training coursework and events are focused on helping others teach financial literacy effectively.

Learn more about the financial educator certification programs offered by the NFEC and start to empower those you serve with money management skills.

Financial Literacy Program Report

Establish clear, quantifiable goals for your financial literacy program. Then develop financial literacy testing that measures your specific objectives. Organizations commonly use generic pre- and post-testing instruments that may fail to accurately measure the results of their specific programs. As an example of good measurement, view the survey and testing […]

Financial Literacy and the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change

Financial Literacy and the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
Before financial literacy instruction begins, developing a clear understanding of your participants’ willingness to change is an essential first step. The NFEC applies the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change as its theoretical framework for selecting appropriate coursework and training educators to present […]

Educación Financiera – NFEC expansion to Central and South America

Ahora es más importante que nunca que proporcionan a las personas una educación financiera. Debido a los recientes condiciones económicas hay una gran cantidad de programas de educación financiera disponible y la NFEC ha ampliado recientemente su división española.

Con la economía de los últimos hay una gran escasez de consultores en […]

Teaching Financial Literacy to High School Teachers

Penn State University brought the NFEC out to their campus to train high school teachers in the tri-state area. The teaching financial literacy courese served edcuators from over 20 high schools and the program received excellent reviews.

The Holistic Approach to Financial Literacy

The holistic financial literacy campaign presentation provides the training and resources that allow educators and concerned citizens to create sustainable financial literacy initiatives that make a lasting impact on the lives they touch.

Teaching Children Financial Literacy

Teaching children financial literacy and money management lessons will have a lasting impact on their life.

Workplace financial education programs

Bringing an employee financial education program into the workplace.

Teaching Financial Literacy – the Holistic Approach

The NFEC has launched their ‘Holistic Financial Education Campaign’ presentation. This presentation helps educators learn about how a holistic financial education campaign can improve test results, increase funding and attract community supporters.

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Holistic Financial Education Programs

Learn to create a holistic financial literacy campaign

The Calling to ‘Teach Financial Literacy’

Teaching personal financial planning topics and hosting a financial literacy event can make a big impact in your community.

Learn how to manage money by becoming a financial advisor?

How to manage your personal money as a financial advisor

Different categories of financial education resources?

Financial education resources and services

Financial Capability Definition

How does the financial capability definition differ from that of financial literacy?

Personal financial planning software – is it really necessary?

Financial planning software tips.

A Brief Look Back at Financial Education for Kids

Financial education for kids - a look into history.

Choosing personal finance software

Tips to choosing financial literacy software.

Increasing the results from financial literacy programs

Increase your financial literacy programs effectiveness.

Measuring the impact of a personal financial education program

Research shows that providing a personal financial education will help improve an individual’s financial literacy.   To measure the impact of your program be sure to give participants a financial literacy test before and after instruction.

This pre and post testing will help you evaluate and adjust your person financial education program.  […]

Teaching Personal Finance – Note from a teacher

Financial Literacy in schools

Can financial literacy grants fund your program?

Tips to receiving financial literacy grants, sponsorships and funding.

Tips to creating a financial literacy initiative

Brief tips on building a sustainable financial literacy initiative.

What is financial planning like with a financial coach?

We received this email from a concerned father that is trying to prepare for a few large life changes.  We hope the answer will help you understand exactly ‘what is financial planning’ and how a financial coach is different than a financial planner.

Question from Rich R. “I am interested in […]

Preparing for Financial Literacy Month

With financial literacy month (April) less than 60 days away, now is the time to finalize your financial education promotion plans and start getting the word out.  To help those that are planning a promotion, financial seminars, financial training courses or other outreach – we have included a brief overview […]

Personal finance training – Program tips

Hosting youth financial literacy programs have been increasingly popular across the country.  It is estimated that there are currently more personal finance training courses available for youth and people of all ages.

It is an encouraging sign to see the number of youth financial literacy program increase in number, now the […]

Personal Finance Classes – Do they work?

How to make financial management courses effective.

Developing a community financial education network

Few would argue with the recent financial literacy statistics.  They show that the average person across the globe lack event basic financial education skills.  Consequently, we read about the issues that arise – debt, bankruptcies, foreclosures, etc.

The need for financial literacy has never been higher – that is why it […]

Financial Education Grants and Sponsorships

Tips on obtaining financial literacy funding, sponsorships and grants.

Financial Capability Movement in Kenya

The impressive growth of the financial literacy movement in Kenya.

Is teaching personal finance for you?

Teaching personal finance to youth

Financial education program empowering hundreds in PA

Over 500 underserved/first generation high school sophomores and juniors throughout Western PA, Buffalo and OH will have the opportunity to attend this free financial education program being held on the Penn State Erie, The Behrend Campus  May 18th and 25th, 2011.  This financial education program is being hosted by the […]

Financial Coach or Financial Advisor?

This brief posting will help you understand the roles of a financial coach and financial advisor.

A financial coach takes a holistic look at your finances and will make recommendations on items that include: budgeting, credit history, savings plans, estate plan, investment plan.  They also provide a personal financial education along […]

Financial Literacy New York

Learn more about the Financial Literacy New York campaign.

Why employee financial education gaining momentum

Employee financial education programs help the workforce and the employers.

What is financial literacy?

The NFEC answers the question - "what is financial literacy?"

Please! No more ‘boring’ financial literacy workshops.

What does a teen, young adult and/or adult want in a financial literacy workshop?  Let’s start with what they don’t want.  As I watch eyes fighting to stay open and heads bobbing as they catch themselves falling asleep, I can tell you that they don’t want to be given a […]

Entertaining & Engaging Financial Education Event Tour Announcement

We invite you to join other community members in supporting the ‘Revive the American Dream’ Financial Literacy campaign.  This campaign is designed to reach youth from across the country with a hands-on, interactive, financial education experience.

Collaborating with schools and nonprofits we share, the ‘Real Money Experience’ (RMX), a hands on […]

Financial Literacy Funding Opportunities

Learn more about the NFECs' Financial Literacy Funding Opportunities and receive your free financial education grant guide.

What is the National Financial Capability Challenge?

Improving financial literacy among today's youth starting with the National Financial Capability Challenge.

2011 Financial Literacy Promotions Outlook

Good news for millions of students across the country – 2011 is poised to be a big year for the financial education industry.    From concerned citizens to the highest levels of government – people seem to be rallying to empower more youth with practical financial literacy skills.

The NFEC is contacted […]

Happy New Year!

We at Financialeducatorscouncil.org wish everyone a Happy New Year!

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