Common question: “Should we create a program from scratch, piece together random resources, or develop our own financial literacy program?”
The answer depends on your goals, the expertise of your staff, and your timeline. This article provides quick, practical tips on how to locate financial literacy programming that fits your organizational and learning objectives. This webpage will provide you all the options.
Pulling various materials together produces programs that lack cohesiveness and provide a low-quality user experience. Since the pieces are not designed to work together, the flow of information is disjointed, the learning outcomes are difficult to align, and participants immediately question your professionalism.
Developing your own financial education programming is a big undertaking that will require convening a team of experts – from design and editing to legal and program testers. Creating your own package requires years of effort, testing, and a lot of money.
One of the NFEC’s primary foci is to reduce the cost, time, and personnel needed to develop a high-quality financial education program.
Before, financial education programs were just for large corporations – but the playing field is now level for those who want professional-quality programming. Now passionate individuals in communities around the globe can have a top-quality program for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars.
The key to success is empowering financial literacy champions in communities around the globe to provide members of their communities access to a financial education program that can make a meaningful difference in their lives.