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New NEFE-Funded Research: How State-Mandated Financial Education Drives College Financing Behavior

3/13/2019       Posted by Raven Newberry

As part of its mission, the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) funds research that advances innovating thinking and contributes to the field’s understanding of financial behavior. In 2018, NEFE funded a study with Montana State University that examined the impact of K-12 state-mandated financial education on postsecondary education outcomes for young adults. This study is the first of its kind to examine how financial education graduation standards affect four-year college students’ initial decisions about financial aid. Overall, it finds that such requirements cause students to make better decisions about how to pay for college.
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2018 in Review

12/10/2018       Posted by Raven Newberry

To bring 2018 to a close, we would like to share some CashCourse highlights from this past year.
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CashCourse My Story Contest: 2017 Winning Essays

8/21/2018       Posted by Raven Newberry

CashCourse hosts the My Story student essay contest each fall semester. We ask students to share a money story based on a different prompt each year. Winners receive cash prizes to go towards school, and their essays are also featured on the site to help inspire and educate their peers. Read on for the winning essays of 2017.
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New CashCourse Courses and Worksheets

8/2/2018       Posted by Raven Newberry

Get ready for the fall semester! We are thrilled to announce the addition of seven new courses and 11 new worksheets on CashCourse.
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Fall 2018 Reimbursement Program for Continuing Education

5/10/2018       Posted by Naomi Verdun

Twice each academic year, CashCourse and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) provides $500 to qualifying individuals to pursue continuing education in the financial education field. This includes a professional development event, certification, or training that would enrich your skills or knowledge as a financial educator.
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