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Jun 13, 2019, 08:33 ET New Survey Demonstrates Many Parents Fail to Prepare Their Children for the Financial Realities of Independent Living, Don't Provide a Financial Education and Instill Negative Behaviors

Parents play an important role in preparing their children toward self-sufficiency and helping them establish a firm financial foundation. The latest ...


May 09, 2019, 08:33 ET Most Americans Learn Money Lessons from Mothers versus Fathers, Financial Education Survey Shows

Parents play an important role in preparing their children to become self-sufficient and helping them establish a firm financial foundation. Yet the...


Apr 26, 2019, 08:31 ET National Financial Educators Day Honors Financial Education Contributors and Financial Literacy Advocates

The sixth annual National Financial Educators Day is set aside to honor those individuals who work to improve the lives of people in their...


Apr 02, 2019, 08:34 ET NFEC Call for Nominees: National Financial Educators Day - Honors Financial Literacy Educators & Advocates

Are you a financial education instructor making a difference in your community? Or has your life been positively impacted by someone who taught you...


Mar 26, 2019, 08:32 ET More than 40,000 Respond to National Financial Literacy Test

People representing all 50 U.S. states responded to a quiz assessing their money knowledge. The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) designed...


Feb 06, 2019, 08:45 ET Maria Riofrio Named Recipient of 2019 Financial Education Instructor of the Year Award

Each year the National Financial Educators Council honors an outstanding financial educator by presenting him or her with the coveted Financial...


Jan 10, 2019, 08:32 ET Survey Shows How Much Money Americans Feel Financial Literacy Shortfalls Cost Them in 2018

Lacking financial literacy and not knowing how to manage one's personal finances carried a high cost in 2018. The National Financial Educators...


Jul 11, 2018, 08:33 ET NFEC Seeks Input on Definition of Financial Literacy

The National Financial Educators Council seeks to improve upon the current financial literacy definition and would value third-party input. The NFEC...


Jul 03, 2018, 08:41 ET NFEC Launches Updated Financial Coaching Program by Offering One Year Free Financial Counseling

To help average Americans gain access to financial professionals who can help them gain the knowledge they need to make appropriate financial...


Jun 27, 2018, 08:42 ET NFEC Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of the Personal Finance Speakers Association

The National Financial Educators Council launched the Personal Finance Speakers Association in 2013. At launch, this national speakers bureau was...


Apr 26, 2018, 08:30 ET National Financial Educators Day Honors Prominent Financial Educators and Financial Literacy Advocates

The fifth annual National Financial Educators Day is set aside to honor those individuals who work to improve the lives of people in their...


Mar 28, 2018, 08:30 ET NFEC Calls for Nominees for National Financial Educators Day - Honors Financial Literacy Educators & Advocates

Are you a financial education instructor making a difference in your community? Or has your life been positively impacted by someone who taught you...


Mar 21, 2018, 08:45 ET More than 24,000 Respond to National Financial Literacy Test

People representing all 50 U.S. states responded to a quiz assessing their money knowledge. The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) designed...


Feb 22, 2018, 08:35 ET Sonia Anderson Named Recipient of 2018 Financial Education Instructor of the Year Award

Each year the National Financial Educators Council honors an outstanding financial educator by presenting him or her with the coveted Financial...


Feb 09, 2018, 08:40 ET Survey: How Does Money Affect Relationships and Does It Impact Who We're Attracted To? NFEC Conducts a Pre-Valentine's Day Poll to Find Out

So what impact does money have on your romantic relationships? The National Financial Educators Council was curious, so they asked 2,644 people...


Jan 04, 2018, 08:40 ET How Much Money did Financial Literacy Shortfalls Cost Americans in 2017? Survey Results

Not knowing how to manage one's personal finances carries a high cost. In 2017, the National Financial Educators Council sought to find out how much...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Substitute Cash for Candy This Halloween - Encourage Physical Health & Financial Literacy, Urges the National Financial Educators Council

The National Financial Educators Council encourages trick-or-treat givers, companies, and parents of trick-or-treaters to substitute cash for candy...


Oct 25, 2017, 08:35 ET Financial Service Providers Encourage Financial Literacy and Connect With Community by Purchasing Halloween Candy From Kids

The National Financial Educators Council's Cash for Candy campaign is a Halloween promotion where financial service professionals purchase candy from ...


Oct 24, 2017, 08:35 ET Health, Fitness and Wellness Industries Push to Encourage Kids Physical and Financial Wellness by Purchasing Halloween Candy from Kids

The Substitute Cash for Candy campaign is an initiative founded by the National Financial Educators Council to encourage healthy eating habits and...


Aug 30, 2017, 08:40 ET New Labor Survey: 1 Out of 4 Companies Perform Personal Finance and/or Credit Background Checks on Employment Applicants

People who seek to support their families and contribute to the betterment of our country probably need to have their finances in order. In a new...


Apr 28, 2017, 08:30 ET National Financial Educators Day Honors Prominent Teachers of Personal Finance

The fourth annual National Financial Educators Day is set aside to honor those individuals who work to improve the lives of people in their...


Apr 27, 2017, 08:40 ET Ben Joergens Recipient of 2017 Financial Education Instructor of the Year Award

Each year the National Financial Educators Council honors an outstanding financial educator by presenting him or her with the coveted Financial...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:40 ET Survey: Lack of Financial Literacy Costs Americans over $9,700 across their Lifetimes

The National Financial Educators Council recently released results of a survey about financial knowledge conducted with 3,006 people in six age...


Mar 22, 2017, 08:35 ET More than 17,000 Respond to National Financial Literacy Test

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) designed the 30-question National Financial Literacy Test to measure teens' and young adults' ability ...


Mar 08, 2017, 07:40 ET Survey: Financial Education would Benefit Lives More than all Currently Offered Coursework Combined

Results of a recent survey underscore how deeply Americans need education about managing their personal finances. In this survey the National...