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2013-08-20 12:22:45

Program Expected to Reach 85,000 Students in First Year; Includes New Digital App COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement USA(®) today launched a new high school program, JA Career Success(TM), to help close the workforce skills gap. The program was underwritten by a $1.1 million grant from Accenture announced earlier this year and reflects the company's Skills to Succeed initiative, which aims to equip 500,000 people around the world by 2015 with the skills...

2013-08-16 23:21:51

JANJ empowers New Jersey’s students to own their economic success, while giving schools free resources to meet state financial literacy standards. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Four years after New Jersey adopted State Curriculum Standards in Financial Literacy (Standard 9.2), Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) is at the forefront of delivering standards-based financial education programs that are preparing students across the Garden State to make smarter decisions about...

2013-06-28 23:24:11

The National Financial Educators Council announces Jayne Black, 2013 Mrs. Wisconsin International, as their National Spokesperson for SavingsFund.com. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The National Financial Educators Council announces Jayne Black, 2013 Mrs. Wisconsin International, is the National Spokesperson for SavingsFund – a crowdfunding platform that helps families save for their children’s future while providing them a financial education. SavingsFund.com allows friends...

2013-06-27 23:46:45

The National Financial Educators Council launched the SavingsFund platform to help families to save for their child’s future and prepare them for the financial real world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The recent economic crises has made parents more aware and concerned about their child’s financial future. The National Financial Educators Council launched the SavingsFund platform to help families to save for their child’s future and prepare them for the financial real...

2013-06-25 23:26:08

The National Financial Educators Council has pre-launched the first crowdfunding platform designed for long-term financial security and personal finance education - SavingsFund.com Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The National Financial Educators Council has pre-launched the first crowdfunding platform designed for long-term financial security and personal finance education. SavingsFund.com was developed to give families a way to raise funds for their child’s future with the help...

2013-06-24 23:20:21

The National Financial Educators Council has pre-launched its latest innovation - SavingsFund.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The National Financial Educators Council has pre-launched its latest innovation - SavingsFund. The SavingsFund.com online platform provides families a way to save money for their children’s future while providing financial literacy lessons. SavingsFund gives families a way to save for their children’s college or long-term financial security. Parents...

2013-05-06 23:17:42

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) recently surveyed peoples´ opinions of their mother´s personal finance skills. An overwhelming majority, 67 percent, saw their mother as either someone who is intimidated by money, views managing money as a necessary evil, or has never managed money. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) recently surveyed peoples´ opinions of their mother´s personal finance skills. An...

2013-04-08 12:23:18

MCLEAN, Va., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Financial Literacy Month, and two industry leaders are using this opportunity to help dollars make sense for millions of students nationwide. USA TODAY Education and Great American Financial Resources(®), Inc. are proud to offer Money Matters 101, a series of free lesson plans prepared especially for middle and high school students. Designed for educators to help students build a strong financial future, the lessons are...

2013-04-03 12:32:56

Financial institutions and retailers can now provide leading financial literacy and family-friendly payment platform to customers NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tykoon, the premier financial education tool for kids and their parents that empowers kids to develop stronger financial values with real money and real-life experiences, today announced the launch of its co-branded technology platform. The platform, which was formerly only available on Tykoon.com and through...

2013-02-26 12:24:47

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America may rank among the planet's wealthiest countries, but so many of its citizens have a poor grasp on managing their personal finances. Improvement of the nation's financial literacy is clearly necessary. In a new McGraw-Hill Research Foundation white paper, "The Challenge of Financial Numeracy: Requisite Mathematical Reasoning for Financial Literacy," author Michael Lee argues that the heart of the problem is an inability of many people to apply...