Financial Education Classes
Modern & Practical Personal Finance
Empower members of your group with the financial skills that are essential to succeed in today's fast paced world.
When group members are thriving financially they often have more time to volunteer and more flexibility to contribute to community organizations and those in Springfield and Eugene Oregon are no exception.
What is Financial Literacy?
"Possessing the skills and knowledge on financial matters to confidently take effective action that best fulfills an individual's personal, family, and global community goals." -National Financial Educators Council
Key Concepts of Financial Literacy
Savings, Expenses, & Budgeting
Loans & Debt
Risk Management & Insurance
Investments & Financial Planning
Jobs & Careers
Economic & Government Influences
Financial Education Program Design
Successful programs include these four elements:
Clear Programming Goals
We identify what you want to accomplish and use the principle of backwards design to develop your program.
We set quantifiable goals, identify any organization specific constraints, and develop clear measurement objectives.
Personal measurements can include
Current Financial Wellness
Financial Sentiment (feelings)
Willingness to modify behaviors
Savings & Investments
Credit Score Results
Retirement Plan Contributions
Organizational measurements include
Meeting Regulatory Mandates
A critical driver of a successful, credible program is having local competent educators.
Todd Mann is an NFEC Certified Financial Education Instructor who provides financial literacy workshops, keynote speaking, and program development in and around Springfield, Oregon. He also serves groups across the United States that are looking to build financial education programming that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of participants. He has spent 10 years in education at all levels including six as a university professor.
Todd is a financial literacy champion. It is his mission to break the "cycle of struggle" for the people of Springfield, Eugene, and Lane County.
The next step is to ensure that you have access to high-quality materials.
Topics covered through engaging and interactive activities
Aligned with personal finance and educational standards
Practical lessons encourage students to act
Flexible, modular design accommodates any schedule
The NFEC’s financial literacy curriculum is 100% independent and the organization’s sole purpose is to improve participants’ financial capabilities. No advertising, promotions, or product recommendations are contained in any of the NFEC’s material.
Empirical Evidence of Program Impact
Conduct comprehensive pre- and post-testing and longer-term measurements that demonstrate behavior change.
We can provide standards-based assessments that demonstrate achievement of a set of learning outcomes. This enables us to provide certification that is independent verification of the participants' success.
Our flexible, modular design accommodates any schedule and the financial education needs of any organization