The National Endowment for Financial Education ® (NEFE ®) is an independent, nonprofit foundation committed to educating Americans on a broad range of financial topics and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach their financial goals. NEFE accomplishes its mission primarily by partnering with other concerned organizations to provide financial materials to members of the public. For more than 30 years, NEFE has been providing funding, logistical support, and personal finance expertise to develop a variety of materials and programs, such as this Web site. For more information on NEFE, its history, its funding and other ways we work to support financial literacy, visit us at www.nefe.org.
Financial literacy is an essential life skill for the 21st century. This is especially important for college students who on campus and in real life will have more financial choices and opportunities to be made than any generation before. NEFE is responding to this challenge by offering to college students and recent graduates this website that contains comprehensive, non-commercial information to help their financial decisions be informed ones.
NEFE gratefully acknowledge the Big Ten Conference Schools and Alumni Associations for their assistance in the piloting of this website.