Archive for the 'Financial Literacy Month' Category

 Thousands Of Consumers Take The Debt-Free Pledge

NFCC Hosts Campaign Bringing Awareness to Benefits of Debt-free Lifestyle During April, Financial Literacy Month, NFCC Member Agencies collected more than 5,800 pledges from consumers to become debt free. The Take the Debt Free Pledge campaign allowed consumers to make this voluntary commitment as their first step toward embracing a new financial lifestyle. Consumers who [...]



 Florida Youngster Has Amazing Grasp of Money Skills

The level of financial responsibility demonstrated by Jordan Lane-Palmer, winner of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s (NFCC) 2011 National Financial Literacy Poster Contest, could be the envy of many adults. Lane-Palmer, a 9th grade student at A.W. Drewfoos Jr. School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida was one of more than 1,800 [...]



 Senate Resolution Recongnizes April as Financial Literacy Month, Mentions NFCC

112th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 121 Designating April 2011 as `Financial Literacy Month’. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 31, 2011 Mr. AKAKA (for himself, Mr. ENZI, Mr. BARRASSO, Mr. BAUCUS, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. CARDIN, Mr. COCHRAN, Mr. CONRAD, Mr. CRAPO, Mr. DURBIN, Mrs. HAGAN, Mr. INOUYE, Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota, [...]



 Financial Literacy Month Chock Full of Events and Activities for Consumers

As you may or may not know, April is Financial Literacy Month.  Here at the NFCC, we try to live every month as though it were Financial Literacy Month.  But at the same time, we also know that you may not.  To that end, the NFCC and its Member Agencies are maximizing the opportunity to highlight [...]