The goal of the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education (NJCFE) is to improve the personal financial literacy of New Jersey’s citizens by promoting the teaching of personal finance to people of all ages. The Coalition believes that all citizens of New Jersey must have the financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions.
The Coalition meets regularly in the Central New Jersey region and consists of over 500 members and representatives of government agencies, schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that provide financial education and related services. The Coalition is a nonprofit operated by an elected board of directors and executive director.
The NJCFE is a proud affiliate of the Jump$tart Coalition.
Lynette Khalfani-Cox has been invited as the keynote speaker at the NJCFE 10th Annual Financial Capability Upgrade Symposium, "The Shrinking Economy & Implications for Financial Education" on November 4th.
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®, is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom. She has appeared on such national TV programs as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, The Tyra Banks Show and Good Morning America sharing her success story and teaching millions about proper money management and how to get out of debt and eliminate their debt.
Lynnette, an award-winning financial news journalist and former Wall Street Journal reporter for CNBC, has also been featured in top newspapers including the Washington Post, USA Today, and the New York Times, as well as magazines ranging from Essence and Redbook to Black Enterprise and Smart Money. She can frequently be seen as a guest personal finance expert on CNN, MSNBC, Anderson and The Talk.
Get free personal finance tips, articles and advice on her blog at AskTheMoneyCoach.com.
Dr. Barbara O'Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource Management, Rutgers Coope
rative Extension, in conjunction with NJCFE recently released the Tenth Edition of Financial Fitness for the Best Rest of Your Life: What Older Adults Need to Know About Money and the Ninth Edition of Money...What Young Adults Need to Know.