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2014-09-30 23:13:49

Holistic financial wellness programs to become available to advisors and plan sponsors SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker/dealer*, an RIA custodian, and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc., today announced that it is expanding its Worksite Financial Solutions platform to include workshops and webcasts developed and delivered by Financial Finesse’s team of financial planners. Financial Finesse provides...

2014-09-30 08:42:23

Use of Tablets and Mobile Apps Prepare Tech-Savvy Millennials for Financial Success NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, and Junior Achievement USA (JA) today introduced a redeveloped digital curriculum and accompanying technology for the JA Finance Park program, focused on increasing the financial literacy of middle and high school students. The digital and paperless curriculum and custom software - made possible by a multi-year...

2014-09-19 23:04:49

As its first year concludes, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today revealed the results of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus ™program. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 As its first year concludes, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today revealed the results of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus ™program. With generous funding from Bank of America, Chase, Synchrony Financial and Wells Fargo in support of financial education,...

2014-08-11 23:06:55

Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems learning financial literacy. The article shares some data that supports the lack of financial literacy among the youth discusses how important financial knowledge is for young people. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA highlights in a recent article published last August 6, 2014 how America’s youth are having problems...

2014-08-04 23:05:47

Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than one-half of the states mandate a course in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than...

2014-07-14 23:06:16

July 16, 2014 is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be conscious of protecting those who defend our country. The National Foundation for Credit Counseling is proud to do their part to protect servicemembers from financial abuse every day of the year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 July 16, 2014, is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be...

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...


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