Halloween Financial Education Promotion

Personal Finance Columnist Chuck Jaffe Puts Interesting Spin on Halloween ‘Cash for Candy’ Program This year the financial education organization National Financial Educators Council suggested an alternative to the typical sugar binge kids go through at Halloween, one that played the dual role of helping children learn about money. [...]

Halloween Financial Education Promotion2019-10-09T07:33:07-07:00

Vince Shorb Money Morning Interview

Vince Shorb Discusses Tips for Improving Financial Wellness Recently Vince Shorb, the National Financial Educators Council CEO, discussed his personal finance philosophy and consumer tips for improving financial literacy with Money Morning News. This post summarizes the conversation. The NFEC mission, says Shorb, is to help people gain the knowledge they need to make informed, [...]

Vince Shorb Money Morning Interview2018-01-10T14:14:36-08:00

Activity Helps Teach about Money

Having Kids Identify ‘Happiness Factor’ in Halloween Activity Helps Teach about Money, Professionals Say As an example of financial literacy games, Cash for Candy offers an excellent opportunity to help kids identify the ‘happiness factor’ in trick-or-treat candy, claims Denise Downey of Financial Trex. That is, for any given object, have kids decide how [...]

Activity Helps Teach about Money2017-03-03T11:52:46-08:00

Teaching Kids Money Halloween

Financial Professionals Weigh in on Teaching Kids about Money at Halloween This Halloween, the National Financial Educators Council and others in the financial education space are encouraging parents to buy back the candy their children collect while trick-or-treating, and to use the opportunity to teach kids about money. We asked a few financial professionals [...]

Teaching Kids Money Halloween2017-02-27T14:03:40-08:00

LinkedIn to Your Dream College

Free eBook Offers Practical Tools for Using LinkedIn to get into the College of your Dreams For high school students aspiring to attend college or university soon, and/or parents helping teens through those daunting college applications, author Troy D. White provides a solution. In his new eBook, LinkedIn to College: Use LinkedIn to get into [...]

LinkedIn to Your Dream College2017-02-27T14:05:24-08:00