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Mar 31, 2020, 08:38 ET American Youth and Young Adults Take Money Management Knowledge Test; Results Indicate Room for Improvement

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) recently asked nearly 7,000 teens and young adults (aged 15-18) across all 50 U.S. states to respond...


Mar 30, 2020, 08:41 ET Coronavirus Pandemic Raises Widespread Worry About Personal Finances, Survey Shows

In a survey conducted between March 23rd and 27th, 2020, the National Financial Educators Council surveyed 4,803 people to better understand the...


Feb 12, 2020, 08:31 ET Sharita Humphrey Named Recipient of 2020 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 30, 2020, 08:32 ET Financial Coach Training & Certification: Open Enrollment Announced by the National Financial Educators Council

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) has announced that the open enrollment period for the Certified Personal Finance Consultant (CPFC)...


Jan 29, 2020, 08:33 ET Players, Communities to Benefit as National Financial Educators Council and The Basketball League Team Up

A new partnership between the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) and The Basketball League (TBL) will benefit both players and their...


Jan 15, 2020, 08:33 ET Many Americans Have Nowhere to Turn for Trusted Personal Finance Guidance, Survey Shows

When Americans need help with their finances, where do they turn? Recently the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) sought to find out who...


Jan 08, 2020, 08:48 ET Deficits in Financial Literacy Cost Americans a Lot of Money in 2019, Survey Shows

It's no secret that lack of financial education and knowledge can contribute to people's financial problems. But does it actually cost people money?...


Oct 28, 2019, 08:36 ET NFEC Supports Children's Health, Financial Literacy with Novel "Cash for Candy" Halloween Campaign

Halloween is nearly upon us again, which means the stores are stocked with those huge bags of candy to hand out for trick-or-treat. But what if there ...


Oct 24, 2019, 08:39 ET National Financial Educators Council Updates and Launches All-new Financial Literacy Resources

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) announces completion of a two-year, multimillion-dollar expansion and update of its financial...


Sep 26, 2019, 08:32 ET Survey Results: Over 81% of Americans Agree Schools Should Teach High School Students Financial Literacy Coursework

Recent data indicate that people across the U.S. believe that financial literacy should be taught in schools. In a survey conducted between August...


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...