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February 26, 2016 | Financial Fridays -NEFE


The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is an independent, nonprofit foundation that inspires educated financial decision making for Americans at every stage of life. For more than 30 years, NEFE has provided a variety of resources for consumers, educators, partnersand researchers based on research and our expertise. All NEFE resources are available at no cost. Learn more at nefe.orgorfollow us on Twitter @NEFE_org.


For educators, NEFE offers comprehensive, easy-to-use resources. All NEFE resources are research-based, noncommercial and completely free.

Five Key Factors for Effective Financial Education
A guide based on NEFE-funded research outlining the five key factors for an effective financial education program.

Curriculum to Teach Teens: High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP)
Turnkey curriculum to teach teens, grades 8-12, basic money management skills. The materials are organized into six topical modules that include three to five stand-alone 45-minute lesson plans each. Learn more at

Tools for College and College-Bound Students: CashCourse®
A website for college students to build their financial skills. Although primarily designed for nonprofit universities and colleges, educators and students can enroll under the “Other” section to access all of the articles and tools. Learn more at

Community Workshops: Financial Workshop Kits
Everything a facilitator needs – script, presentation, and handouts – to teach young adults to retirees a variety of finance-related topics in workshop settings. Learn more at

Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit®
An online resource to create customized program evaluations. Learn more at

Additional NEFE Resources for Teens and Young Adults

  • On Your Own–Practical information and personal accounts of financial decision making for young adults who are just starting out on their own in the real world.
  • Spendster–Videos showcasing people’s stories about their spending leaks.
  • Smart About Money –Consumer finance tips and tools.

  • Revised: 40 Money Management Tips for College Students, offering practical suggestions for the young person who is transitioning out of high school, whether heading off to college, the military, or into the workforce.Now available in both English and Spanish.
  • The Financial Identity Quiz is a research-based tool intended for teens and young adults (approximately ages 16-24) to determine where they are on their path to financial independence.
  • HSFPP launched a new blog to keep educators up-to-date up to date on exciting changes, resources, and announcements from HSFPP and NEFE.

Also available on Jump$tart’s Clearinghouse are NEFE’s resources:
  • NEFE’s High School Financial Planning Program® (aka HSFPP)
  • The Money Manual
  • CashCourse
  • With Open Arms: Embracing a Bright Financial Future for You and Your Child with Disabilities and Other Special Needs
  • Your Spending, Your Saving, Your Future
  • Foster Youth Money Guides


Kimberly Roy
National Endowment for Financial Education
1331 – 17 St., Suite 1200
Denver, CO 80202

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