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About Vince Shorb

Vince Shorb,   CEO of the National Financial Educators Council, is a leading advocate for promoting financial literacy. He leads the NFEC’s Curriculum Advisory Board responsible for developing the only standards for financial educators, the national framework for learners, and publishing 24 financial literacy curriculum titles representing over 400 hours of in-class presentations in total.Vince developed the first national speakers association for financial educators and a certification program that supports the effective dissemination of financial literacy information. He led the creation of the National Financial Capability Strategy which presents many of the overall strategies various agencies have identified to guide nationwide financial literacy promotion.Vince was the creative mind behind ‘The Talk’ financial literacy PSA (featured in TIME) and the Family Savings Challenge – both designed to encourage parents to communicate with their children about financial matters. He understands first-hand the money challenges people across the country face, and that inspires his mission to empower them with practical financial education.Learn more at

Ideal Background for a Personal Finance Educator

What’s the Ideal Background for a Personal Finance Educator? Professional-level Knowledge, Pedagogy, and Passion Personal finance is a topic everyone needs to learn, regardless of age, education, or current knowledge level. And in today’s economic climate, many concerned citizens and volunteer educators have developed a passion to help others learn how to “win” with money. [...]

Academy Personal Finance

Academy of Personal Finance The NFEC’s Academy of Personal Finance revolutionized how we teach money management lessons.  The proprietary eLearning platform developed by the NFEC leverages best practices in online personal finance education, high-grade content and creates a unique learning experience (UX). The Learning Management System is robust.  You have access to rich data – [...]

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 reduce overall student achievement [...]

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 is mailed to [...]

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