Institute for Financial Literacy Announces Winners of the 2013 EIFLE Awards

Recipients honored for their commitment and distinguished accomplishments promoting financial literacy education
 
 
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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - April 3, 2013 - PRLog -- The Institute for Financial Literacy, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards (www.EIFLEawards.org), which were presented today at a gala ceremony during the Annual Conference on Financial Education in Orlando, Fla. Now in their seventh year, the EIFLE Awards were created to acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of individuals and organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide.

The Institute received nearly 100 nominations this year and awarded 16 EIFLE Awards to recipients in the following categories:

·        Organization of the Year, For Profit – Allstate Insurance Company

·        Organization of the Year, Nonprofit – Delaware Financial Literacy Institute

·        Organization of the Year, Government – Nevada State Treasurer’s Office

·        Educator of the Year – Brian Smith

·        Children’s Education Program of the Year, Financial Responsibility and Decision Making – Make Your Decisions Count

·        Children’s Education Program of the Year, General – Young AmeriTowne

·        Children’s Education Program of the Year, Planning and Money Management – FamilyMint Money Management Certification Program

·        Children’s Book of the Year, General – Money and Teens: Savvy Money Skills by Wes Karchut and Darby Karchut

·        Instructional Game of the Year, Electronic – “Staples” Bite Club

·        Adult’s Education Program of the Year, Debt Management – iGrad Financial Literacy Program

·        Adult’s Education Program of the Year, General – Do One Thing Differently

·        Adult’s Education Program of the Year, Money Management – Small Steps to Health and Wealth™

·        Adult’s Book of the Year, Credit – A Canadian’s Guide to Money-Smart Living by Kelley Keehn

·        Adult’s Book of the Year, General – The Missing Semester by Gene Natali, Jr. and Matt Kabala

·        Adult’s Book of the Year, Investing and Retirement Planning – Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery) by Gail MarksJarvis

·        Adult’s Book of the Year, Money Management – Money Letters 2 My Daughter by Jackie Cummings Koski

“The recent recession and continued economic uncertainty has exposed an urgent need for effective financial literacy education,” said Leslie E. Linfield, Executive Director and Founder of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “This year’s EIFLE Award winners have distinguished themselves from their peers in working to curb financial illiteracy and facilitate a greater understanding of the important role financial awareness plays in building stronger, more financially-secure communities.”

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About the Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards

Established in 2007, the mission of the EIFLE Awards is to promote the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education by acknowledging the accomplishments of those that advance financial literacy education. The EIFLE Awards dinner is held each year during the Annual Conference on Financial Education.

About the Institute for Financial Literacy

The Institute for Financial Literacy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling. 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™, presenting the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE)™ Awards, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering Fincert.org™, Council on Financial Education Accreditation™, Center for Consumer Financial Research™ and Center for Consumer Financial Education™. For more information about the Institute, visit www.FinancialLit.org or call 207-221-3663.
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