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Self-Efficacy is Biggest Factor in Financial Well-Being

From the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), May 21, 2018 New Findings Issued from Decade-Long Research Financial self-efficacy* is a better predictor of financial well-being more than race, gender and socioeconomic background, according to a landmark 10-year study. The Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students (APLUS) project has followed the same group of […]

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Americans Unable to Cope in an Emergency?

From the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), April16, 2018 1 in 3 Americans are Financially Fragile Research funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), and conducted by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University, identifies a widespread problem affecting millions of Americans. The recent study finds one in three […]

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Resolve for Financial Well-being

Majority of Americans Resolve for Financial Well-being in 2018 Below is great information from NEFE, the National Endowment for Financial Education. Mid Oregon believes that NEFE is an organization which provides quality financial information. From time to time they share content on tips and resources to those interested in improving their financial well being. Occasionally […]

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Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills

One in five U.S. Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills 6/8/2017 Post by: NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education) American Students Struggle to Demonstrate Financial Capability on International Stage One in five U.S. teenagers (22 percent) lack basic financial literacy skills according to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) findings released last month. Among […]

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April is Financial Literacy Month

This article is developed from the High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) Blog, dated 4/12/17, written by Kimberly Roy, titled “3 Student-Led Activities for Financial Literacy Month“. A Brief History of National Financial Literacy Month Did you know that Financial Literacy Month started as an HSFPP activity? In January 1994 NEFE and the Extension Service […]