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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...

2011-02-01 13:22:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to financial literacy for college students, Higher One, Inc., a financial services leader for higher education institutions, is now partnering with notable financial expert Ramit Sethi to offer money management tips to their account holders. The partnership will result in a series of free personal finance articles written for Higher One by Sethi, author of the bestseller I Will Teach You To Be Rich. This...

2011-01-16 00:22:52

Resolution supports promoting financial literacy in schools and communities nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2011 At the 72nd Annual National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) conference, held November 18-22 in Orlando, Florida, legislators, policy experts, and issue specialists explored the most prominent public policy issues likely to affect American society in 2011. Among various issues, financial literacy emerged as a topic of pertinent interest and national...

2011-01-13 00:00:46

FamilyMint, the online tool helping parents raise money-smart kids, has developed a unique partnering platform to assist credit unions in educating and retaining the youth market. Ann Arbor, MI (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FamilyMint, the online tool helping parents raise money-smart kids, has developed a unique partnering platform to assist credit unions in attracting and retaining the youth market. FamilyMint.com is the only budgeting and goal-setting tool available through credit...

2011-01-10 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turns out, Americans aren't the only ones concerned about their money skills and preparation for retirement. As Americans reflect on 2010 and preparing for 2011, resolving to manage their financial future better may be at the top of their New Year's resolution list. Approximately 89% of respondents in a recent global survey(2), conducted by ING in partnership with the ING Retirement Research Institute, said they want to do a better job managing...


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