Native Financial Education Coalition Launches New Website/Resource Center

Today, the Native Financial Education Coalition officially launched its new website, which is designed to serve as a living online resource center for tribal leaders, financial education practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about the state of Indian Country financial education and how to strengthen it.

The new NFEC site features a comprehensive array of resource components designed to keep site visitors up to speed on the latest information, research, data, best practices, and tools focused on this critical topic, including:

News & Updates ticker: featuring the latest news about Indian Country financial education, upcoming events, and new grant opportunities

Latest Research & Data: the ten most recent research- and data-based resources added to the NFEC site

Tools & Resources: Toolkits, handbooks, tip sheets, mobile apps, online financial education programs, and other useful online tools and resources

Research Catalogue: a comprehensive catalogue of research-based, grouped into nine main topic areas dealing with particular aspects of financial education, ranging from “Access to Capital & Credit” to “Taxation”

Help Us Grow Our Site: enabling site visitors to recommend that NFEC add specific new resources to the site.

To access the new NFEC website, please click here.

About NFEC: The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) serves as the lead steward of the Native Financial Education Coalition, which was founded in 2000 as a result of a U.S. Department of Treasury initiative on financial literacy. NFEC’s mission is to (1) increase awareness of the need for adequate personal finance skills in Native communities, (2) build the capacity of tribal governments and Native organizations to provide financial education; and (3) support the efforts of Coalition partners and stakeholders to promote financial management skills through information sharing and collaboration

NCAI Contact Info: Tyesha Ignacio, Second-Year Wilma Mankiller