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The U.S. May Be the World’s Richest Country, But It Ranks 14th in Financial Literacy

The United States, although by many measures the world’s wealthiest country, ranks only 14th in terms of financial literacy, a survey cited in the Wall Street Journal reports. This new financial literacy ranking comes from a survey of 150,000 adults from 148 different countries. The survey/quiz consisted of questions focused on four basic personal finance […]

POSTED: November 25, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta

The 10th Annual Visionary Awards

  Last night, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) held its 10th Annual Visionary Awards dinner hosting 300 guests at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. The evening showcased CEE’s mission, our impact to date, and honored leaders who promote economic and financial literacy. The evening was a night of thought-provoking discussion, amiable conversation, and intellectual discourse. The […]

POSTED: October 30, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

CEE Report – Fall 2015

Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters. In This Issue Voya Foundation Awards $150,000 Grand for Partnership with Cristo Rey Schools Note from Nan CEE’s Annual Conference CEE Thanks its Funders […]

POSTED: October 21, 2015 | BY: John Jones | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Teachers and Students: Tell us ‘What Should the President do to Improve the Economy?’

CEE is excited to announce the launch of its video contest asking students in kindergarten through 12th grade for the best economic advice they can give the President of the United States. To enter the contest, record one student, or a group of students, answering the following question in 60 seconds or less: “What Should […]

POSTED: September 10, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , ,

CEE Report – Summer 2015

Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters. In This Issue Advancing Financial Education in New York City Upcoming Events Note from Nan A Look At GCEE Financial Literacy Month Advocating for […]

POSTED: July 23, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

CNBC’s Sharon Epperson Explains Savings to Kids

Sharon Epperson, a former CEE Board Member and Senior Personal Finance Correspondent for CNBC, recently made a guest appearance on Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show in a special segment entitled “Sharon Epperson Chats Finance.” In the segment, Ms. Epperson explains how a child can start a savings account with money earned from a lemonade stand. Watch […]

POSTED: June 23, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson

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