In these uncertain economic times, financial literacy has never been more important.
Mount Dora, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2011
The Institute for Financial Literacy honored author Laura D. Adams at their 5th Annual Conference on Financial Education in Chicago, IL with the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award. Adams' practical and fun new guide to personal finance, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich won "Book of the Year in the Adult's Money Management" category. The EIFLE Awards were created to acknowledge innovation, dedication, and the commitment of those supporting financial literacy education efforts nationwide.
“In these uncertain economic times, financial literacy has never been more important,” said Leslie E. Linfield, executive director and founder of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “The EIFLE Awards are one of the most sought-after and prestigious awards in the industry and serve as a testament to their recipients’ hard work and accomplishments. These individuals and organizations are assuring financial literacy education is accessible for Americans of all walks of life.”
About Author Laura D. Adams
Laura D. Adams is the writer and host of the top-rated Money Girl Podcast on the Quick and Dirty Tips digital media network. The audio show has been downloaded over 9 million times by legions of loyal fans and can be heard for free on the Money Girl blog or on iTunes. Adams makes it easy and fun for listeners to understand complex personal finance topics in under 10 minutes each week. In addition to blogging and podcasting about personal finance, Adams is also a speaker, trainer, coach and entrepreneur.
Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich continues to receive glowing reviews:
"Laura Adams has done it! She has fashioned a book suited for the Baby Boomer and Cyberpunk alike." -- Daniel Walton from Amazon.com
"Adams walks her readers through the ins and outs of money sanity and practical solvency, while helping them create a richer life – both financially and emotionally… (her) peppy tone and highly organized, sensible advice deliver a clear-cut plan for financial literacy." --Publishers Weekly
"This book walks you through the intimidating topic of finances, but in easy-to-understand language. It's even entertaining, which I wouldn't have expected from a how-to type of book. Great for people who want to understand and take control of their personal finances!" -- Emily Samuels from Amazon.com
"Laura Adams has written an excellent book for those who want to take control of their financial lives. It's loaded with good, comprehensive advice on everything from credit cards to taxes to retirement planning. The author does a great job of rendering often complicated concepts into clear, understandable prose. Whatever your financial goals, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich will help." -- Fred Brock, former New York Times columnist and author of the bestselling Retire on Less Than You Think
About the Institute for Financial Literacy
The Institute for Financial Literacy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to make effective financial literacy education available for everyone. As a national authority on adult financial education, the Institute advances professionalism and effectiveness in the field of financial literacy by setting the National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education™, hosting the Annual Conference on Financial Education™, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering the Center for Financial Certifications®, Center for Consumer Financial Research™ and Council on Financial Education Accreditation. For more information about the Institute, visit financiallit.org or call 207-879-0389.