The High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) will be retiring on July 31, 2021. Learn more about this decision.


Credit Unions

Explore NEFE's Financial Education Tools for Credit Unions

Testimonial We have used the nefe curriculum the past three years. You can order booklets for students and are provided with a teacher’s guide. It’s wonderful and the high school teachers think they're great. Karen Seo CUBDP Cyprus Credit Union

The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE) is proud to partner with CUNA, NYIB and individual credit unions to bring financial education to local communities. NEFE provides free award-winning financial education curriculum, evaluation tools, innovative research and consumer sites that credit unions can use to teach and engage their members, local schools and community organizations.

Examples of How Credit Unions Can Use NEFE Materials

  • Teach a workshop for teens or adults in the community
  • Use the High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) to team-teach a class at a local middle or high school
  • Collaborate with your local Jump$tart coalition to conduct a Jump$tart Teacher Training Alliance workshop
  • Train local educators about how to implement HSFPP in their classrooms

High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP)

Since HSFPP launched in 1984 credit unions have used this award-winning program to bring financial education into their local high schools and community organizations. HSFPP teaches important life skills, is flexible and easy to use and was created by top educators and financial professionals. All program materials are free of charge and teacher training programs are available.

Learn More About HSFPP

Additional NEFE Resources

Smart About Money

Smart About Money (SAM) offers free online courses for adults to take at their own pace, on their own time.

SAM's 45-minute courses are in-depth guided learning experiences. Each course includes targeted tools and resources.

Go to Smart About Money

Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit

Discover the effectiveness, and document learner impact, of your financial education program with this online resource. 

The evaluation toolkit includes a databank of over 800 questions to customize your program evaluation.

Go to the Evaluation Toolkit

NEFE Funded Research

NEFE encourages better understanding of personal finance by identifying and promoting in-depth exploration of financial issues of concern to the public. We do this through research studies, conferences, symposia, think tanks, round-table discussions and other activities that we sponsor.

Go to NEFE Research