PRNewswire/ -- EVERFI, Inc., the leading social impact education innovator, today released new survey results revealing the overwhelming need for financial education in the United States. The survey, conducted in partnership with AIG, found that 67% of Americans wish they had received more financial education in school, and 58% wish they had received more financial education from their parents.
The survey also found that nearly half of Americans (48%) have not taken any steps to plan for their financial future. Additionally, 44% of respondents reported that their financial situation has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
These survey results highlight the urgent need for financial education in the United States. EVERFI has been a leader in providing financial education to students of all ages. The company's digital curriculum is used by more than 40,000 K-12 schools and over 1,500 colleges and universities.
Kroger Health, the healthcare business of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and EVERFI from Blackbaud, the leading social-impact education innovator, have partnered to provide free mental health and wellness resources to Kroger's employees and their families. The program, called Healthy Minds, Healthy Bods, is designed to help Kroger employees cope with the stress and anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PenFed continues to invest in the future of Puerto Rico by providing financial education to 3,400 public and private school students. The credit union has partnered with EVERFI to offer a digital financial education program to students in grades 6-12. The program covers topics such as saving, budgeting, investing, and credit.
The CAQ and EVERFI celebrate the launch of a digital curriculum designed to attract more diversity into the accounting profession. The curriculum, called Accounting for Everyone, is designed to introduce students to the accounting profession and encourage more diversity in the field.
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a nonpartisan organization serving as the voice of U.S. public company auditors, and EVERFI, Inc., have partnered to provide free financial education resources to high school students. The program, called Invest in Your Future, is designed to teach students about personal finance, investing, and entrepreneurship.
In continuation of the Los Angeles Rams' virtual mental health Series in strategic partnership with EVERFI from Blackbaud, and to culminate mental health Awareness Month, the Rams announced today that they are hosting a virtual panel discussion on mental health and wellness. The panel will feature experts in the field of mental health and wellness and will be moderated by Rams Legend Torry Holt.
OneMain Financial, the leader in offering nonprime customers responsible access to credit, today bolstered its innovative financial education program by partnering with EVERFI. The program, called OneMain Financial education, provides free financial education resources to customers and the broader community.
In observance of National Financial Literacy Month, Principal® Foundation invites 9th - 12th graders, within the U.S., to participate in the Everfi National Financial Bee. The competition is designed to test students' knowledge of personal finance and investing.
BECU members can gain financial knowledge and skills in minutes with bite-sized modules on a variety of topics. The credit union has partnered with EVERFI to offer its members access to a digital financial education program. The program covers topics such as budgeting, saving, credit, and investing.