As a part of the Forum's efforts to promote greater savings and investment, we work to communicate the importance of giving Americans the tools they need to manage their finances effectively, and to highlight the important and highly innovative work being done by member institutions of the Forum to enhance financial education and economic opportunity in communities around the world.
Allstate Corporation: Click To Empower Domestic Violence Survivors
Click to Empower was created to educate readers about the impact of financial abuse and raise critical funding to support victims of domestic violence. Allstate created the Economics Against Abuse program in partnership with the National Network to End Domestic Violence to spread awareness of domestic and economic abuse and empower survivors to lead financially independent lives.
GE Capital: Everyday Money
Everyday Money is a partnership between GE Money United States and The Beehive, a non-profit, bilingual consumer website that helps improve the economic livelihood of millions of people. The website provides information on new or complex financial products and program to improve the effectiveness of financial education in the United States.
HSBC Holdings plc: Your Money Counts
Your Money Counts provides consumers with tools to enhance their financial education. Booklets, articles, glossaries, quizzes, and online courses on topics such as money, credit, goals, and planning are provided on the website.
Metlife, Inc: Life Advice
Life Advice provides tips and articles for consumers on retirement, finances, life transitions, health, insurance, and safety and security.
The Goldman Sachs Group: 10,000 Women
Goldman Sachs created 10,000 Women to provide underserved women with the opportunity to pursue a business and management education as well as to improve the quality and capacity of business and management education throughout the world. Goldman Sachs supports partnerships with universities and development organizations to help 10,000 Women receive a business and management education over five years.
Jump $tart Coalition
Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
Title V of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACT Act) established the Financial Literacy and Education Commission with the purpose of improving the financial literacy and education of persons in the United States. To reach the widest number of people possible, the Commission established a website and a toll-free telephone number (1-888-MYMONEY) to coordinate the presentation of educational materials from across the spectrum of federal agencies that deal with financial issues and markets.
Certified Public Accountants Financial Literacy Resource Center
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a multi-faceted effort, spearheaded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, with the support of state CPA societies. The program encourages CPAs to take a broad leadership role in volunteering to educate the American public, from school children to retirees, on financial topics that apply specifically to their particular stage of life.
Institute for Financial Literacy
The mission of the Institute for Financial Literacy is to make effective financial literacy education available for all American adults. The Institute accomplishes its mission by working with organizations to incorporate financial education into their existing services. The Institute also provides direct delivery of financial counseling and education to the general public.
National Endowment for Financial Education
The National Endowment for Financial Education® is the only private, nonprofit, national foundation wholly dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans. The mission of the National Endowment for Financial Education is to help individual Americans acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to take control of their financial destiny. NEFE's mission is grounded in the belief that regardless of background or income level, financially informed individuals are better able to:take control of their circumstances, improve their quality of life, and ensure a stable future for themselves and their families.
Council for Economic Education
The Council for Economic Education offers many programs promoting economic literacy in the United States and across the globe. All of the Council for Economic Education's programs fall into three core areas, EconomicsAmerica®, EconomicsInternational®, and EconomicsExchange®.
U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Literacy and Education Commission
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission was established in 2003 to improve financial literacy and education of Americans. The Commission coordinates the financial education efforts throughout the federal government, supports the promotion of financial literacy by the private sector while also encouraging the synchronization of efforts between the public and private sectors.
The Financial Services Forum is a non-partisan financial and economic policy organization comprising the CEOs of 19 of the largest and most diversified financial services institutions doing business in the United States.
The purpose of the Forum is to pursue policies that encourage savings and investment, promote an open and competitive global marketplace, and ensure the opportunity of people everywhere to participate fully and productively in the 21st-century global economy.