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2014-05-19 23:03:50

Striking differences between military population and general population noted. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, a new financial survey of military personnel was released today. Commissioned by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC®) and sponsored by Pioneer Services, a division of MidCountry Bank, the survey revealed some troubling financial behaviors among servicemembers. Consider the following survey findings:...

2014-04-17 23:11:06

The National Financial Educators Council has presented Gregg Murset, founder and CEO of My Job Chart, the 2014 Financial Education Instructor of the Year award. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The National Financial Educators Council has presented Gregg Murset, founder and CEO of My Job Chart, the 2014 Financial Education Instructor of the Year award. The NFEC chose Murset because he successfully built the largest online community that teaches kids about work ethic, accountability,...

2014-04-03 12:35:25

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced that in its ongoing commitment to serve as an advocate of financial literacy it will join with the Jump$tart Coalition in April to "Stand Up for Financial Literacy," the theme for this year's Financial Literacy Month, by providing consumers with access to personal finance experts and credit resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130131/LA51658LOGO "Being...

2014-04-02 23:29:00

Admirals Bank and Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo today honored the first of many graduates from the Admirals Bank Financial Scholars Program, a new initiative to bring critical financial literacy education to all public high school students across Providence, RI. The bank has partnered with EverFi, Inc., the nation’s leading education technology company, to bring an interactive, web-based financial management program to all Providence public high schools. Providence, RI...

2014-04-01 23:26:54

As Financial Literacy Month begins, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today released the results of the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As Financial Literacy Month begins, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today released the results of the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey conducted online in March by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18+. In its eighth year, the survey provides a...

2014-03-27 23:31:19

Mitchell Nelson, founder of MyDisabilityPlans, LLC, has teamed up with BestPrep to teach Financial Literacy to youths. He offers his expertise in entrepreneur and leadership in hopes to inspire those he teaches. St. Louis Park, Minnesota (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Youths today are facing increasingly more complex financial responsibilities and obligations as they get older. They are being born and raised in an economy that is harder to gain a foothold in than it has been in past memory....

2014-03-25 16:20:52

Tips and videos throughout April will help consumers #GetWise about their finances DETROIT, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial is challenging consumers to "Get Wise" about financial literacy this April with the start of its "Four Weeks to Get Wise" financial literacy initiative. Launched in connection with Financial Literacy Month and Wallet Wise, Ally's free, financial literacy curriculum, "Four Weeks to Get Wise" aims to educate consumers about the basics of financial...

2014-02-24 20:26:14

With America Saves Week Beginning February 24th edu(k)ate Brings Fun to Financial Literacy for Employees. ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- edu(k)ate, the first gamified financial wellness application for retirement plan advisors and employers announced today its release of a new Target Date Funds Course from Wall Street Survivor. Anyone can play the course for FREE at www.edukate.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70608) edu(k)ate was...

2014-02-12 23:23:29

Council for Economic Education’s 2014 survey of the states reveals slow to no growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 A majority of the public school students in the United States still are not exposed to economics or personal finance education despite the lessons of the recent recession, a new survey shows. Only 22 of the 50 states require high school students to take an economics course and only 16 states require testing of economics concepts, the survey found. Two years ago...

2014-01-23 23:25:40

The National Financial Educators Councils' SavingsFund program new feature allows friends and family members to crowd fund for their child’s college education. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 SavingsFund is a gift-giving platform developed by the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) that allows friends and family members to contribute to a child’s college education. The newly released college savings feature provides families a flexible college planning solution by...


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