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2011-12-07 11:43:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Jungle website (www.consumerjungle.org) is now a credit smart community, providing tweens, teens and young adults a new array of lessons, blogs, games and interactive tools. This top rated financial literacy website makeover is a collaboration between the University of Arizona's Take Charge America Institute (TCAI) and the Young Adult Consumer Education Trust (YACET). Middle school and high school students have little or no...

2011-11-09 06:00:00

NSLP releases white paper and action plan for developing a campus financial education program LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NSLP, a private not-for-profit serving post-secondary institutions, today released an action plan for developing a campus financial education program. The report, titled Financial Capability Now: Why College Students Can't Wait, provides a framework for student financial success. The report recommends: Create a multidisciplinary...

2011-08-19 00:02:05

FamilyMint, the award winning online money management application that helps kids appreciate money is excited to partner with AssetPlatform.org as an added financial resource in their arsenal of products and services to help non-profit organizations educate and guide their clients to financial success. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 FamilyMint, the award winning online money management application that helps kids appreciate money is excited to partner with AssetPlatform.org as an...

2011-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology platform company, today announced that it has expanded to teach younger students the importance of financial literacy with the launch of Vault(TM) - Understanding Money. This new financial literacy platform, geared toward students in 4th through 6th grade, empowers children to start cultivating good financial habits early. With the addition of Vault(TM), EverFi now offers new-media financial literacy...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia high school students exposed to a new online financial literacy learning tool this past school year say they are smarter about personal finance issues than they were before and believe all Virginia high school students should take the course - that according to a survey by the Genworth Foundation, the program's sponsor, and EverFi, Inc. Last November, the Genworth Foundation announced a three-year commitment to strengthen financial...

2011-07-28 15:02:00

The Meteor® Network - a Tool to Access Real-Time Financial Aid Award Information HERNDON, Va., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Student financial aid information is more important than ever. Students and institutions need to understand how education dreams are being financed. The National Student Clearinghouse has a tool providing both students and higher education institutions with a way to make sense of what can often be overwhelming financial aid information...

2011-05-09 10:00:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "One For Your Money," the online community built by Higher One, Inc., has been listed as a "Top 10 Student Financial Literacy Resource on the Web" by cheapscholar.org. One For Your Money helps students to address their money management needs. The site hosts a variety of informative and interactive content, including expert articles, tips and timely features, to help students become financially savvy. "Students are always on the go and personal...

2011-04-20 07:50:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lingering cash and debt management challenges continue to dilute employee confidence and overall financial wellness. Almost half (49 percent) of working American adults find it difficult to meet their household expenses on time (up from 43 percent in 2010), according to PwC U.S.'s 2011 Financial Wellness Survey, and even those earning $100,000 or more annually say it's a challenge (36 percent). (Logo:...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Partnership Will Focus on Continued Work with Military and Workplace Financial Education Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Financial Education & Literacy Advisers (FELA) and Touch.Nology today announced the introduction of a patent pending Financial Wellness Kit, which is designed to improve the efficacy of financial education initiatives by bridging the gap between information delivery and motivating people to improve their financial behaviors. Based on proven scientific principles...

2011-04-15 09:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree and The LendingTree Foundation will participate in Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill today, April 15, as part of an ongoing initiative to promote the importance of financial education. Company executive Nicole Hall and LendingTree Foundation Executive Director Sharon Fowler will meet with staffers and members of Congress to discuss the importance of financial literacy in America and showcase what LendingTree and The...