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New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education NJCFE 

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.

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Financial Education Boot Camp 2017:

Time: 9:15 am to 3:30 pm (Registration starts at 8:30 am)

Two identical Financial Education Boot Camps will be held at two convenient NJ locations

 

North NJ: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Conference Center, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)

118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ

For a map and directions, see http://www.raritanval.edu/about/directions.html (Park in Parking Lot 1)

 

South NJ: Thursday, August 3, 2017

Atlantic County Institute of Technology

5080 Atlantic Avenue, Mays Landing, NJ

For a map and directions, see http://www.acitech.org/cms/contact-us/contact-information-main

There is NO registration fee but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Friday, July 26.

 

Lunch and morning breakfast will be provided at no cost to participants with sponsorship funding received from Next Gen Personal Finance from Palo Alto, California (see http://nextgenpersonalfinance.org/). 

 

Space is limited to 100 people at each location. Register early!

 

Please use the following links to register for the Financial Education Boot Camp programs:  

 

August 2, 2017 Link: https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28056

August 3, 2017 Link: https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28075

 

This is a NEW teacher training workshop that has NOT been presented previously anywhere else in New Jersey. It will feature recent current events and research findings in personal finance (these are new every year), new hands-on personal finance learning activities, and presentations about technology tools and financial education resources by guest speakers. For information about the program content, contact Dr. Barbara O’Neill at oneill@aesop.rutgers.edu. 

 

This session is supported by August 2011 legislation, (N.J.S.A. 17:9-43.2.D) that authorizes New Jersey credit unions to serve as public depositories for the purpose of promoting personal financial literacy education. Raritan Valley Community College and the Atlantic County Vocational School District are sponsoring the meeting space. Next Gen Personal Finance is providing funding for meals and door prizes and in-kind funding of staff resources is being provided by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the New Jersey Department of Education, the NJ Coalition for Financial Education, and the NJ Council for Economic Education. 

 

Professional development certificates will be provided for participants who attend the entire workshop.

 

NJCFE - What You Need to Know About Money 

 

Click here to see Financial Fitness for the Best Rest of Your Life: What Older Adults Need to Know About Money

Click here to see Money...What Young Adults Need to Know

 

 

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