Mrs. Wisconsin International and the NFEC Promote Financial Literacy Month

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The National Financial Educators Councils’ National Ambassador & 2013 Mrs. Wisconsin International, Jayne Black, to host promotions as part of the Financial EduNation Campaign over Financial Literacy Month.

The National Financial Educators Councils’ National Ambassador, Mrs. Wisconsin International - Jayne Black, to host financial awareness promotions for the Financial EduNation Campaign. The entire month of April is national Financial Literacy Month in the United States. Over this period and beyond, the NFEC is working with Mrs. Black to combat the problems associated with financial illiteracy.    

Jayne is founder of Saving Smart for 5 Generations and founding board member of the iOMe Challenge a national financial literacy contest for college students. Jayne was selected as Mrs. Wisconsin International 2013 and is proud to promote her platform "Financial Fitness for the Heart." Jayne also volunteers for Junior Achievement and The American Heart Association where she helps to educate women about having financially healthy hearts.

“The financial literacy movement is in need of high-profile influencers that are passionate about helping people acquire monetary skill sets. The NFEC is honored to welcome Jayne into her role of National Ambassador of our Financial EduNation campaign,” states Vince Shorb of the National Financial Educators Council.

During April, organizations and individuals host various promotions designed to educate and raise awareness. Studies show that most citizens are experiencing challenging financial circumstances – debt, retirement shortfalls, negative equity situations, etc – the NFEC contends it is now more important than ever before to teach people about money. Through collaborative efforts between organizations, concerned citizens and the NFECs’ National Ambassadors, the Financial EduNation campaign is providing financial education resources while raising awareness about the financial literacy movement on a national scale.

Jayne Black comments, “The National Financial Educators Council provides turnkey financial education solutions that empower schools, nonprofits and other organizations need to teach financial literacy effectively. I am excited to be a part of providing people with what I see as one of the greatest gifts you can give to someone - the gift of financial literacy. I have seen firsthand how financial education changes people’s lives. There is a huge need on a global level for our children, college students and for ourselves to build stronger financial skill sets and I want to do all that I can to make sure that happens.”

The National Financial Educators Council provides custom personal finance programs designed to improve organizations’ financial capability and inspire participants to continue learning about personal finance topics. The NFEC has served hundreds of nonprofit organizations, schools, and community organizations internationally and is a leading advocate for teaching kids about money at a young age. The NFEC is one of the top groups leading promotions over financial literacy month.

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