San Diego, CA, April 29, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- iGrad has received the prestigious Excellence In Financial Literacy (EIFLE) Award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. Presented to the organization at the 2013 EIFLE Awards in Orlando, FL., the award distinguishes iGrad as the Education Program of the Year in Debt Management for its innovative Financial Literacy Program.
“With the escalating student loan debt problems, financial literacy education has become more important than ever before,” said iGrad CEO Rob LaBreche. “We take pride in knowing that our Financial Literacy Platform is helping college students make more informed decisions and manage their student loan debt better. Being recognized by the prestigious Institute for Financial Literacy is an added honor.”
Receiving an EIFLE is a significant achievement in the field of financial literacy and identifies leaders in the industry. Established in 2007, the Institute for Financial Literacy’s EIFLE Awards recognize the people and organizations that are committed to advancing financial literacy through exceptional delivery of consumer financial services, products and education.
iGrad’s Financial Literacy Program first began in 2008, and is the only online community that offers customizable financial education courses and student loan counseling, and career resources for college students and recent grads. iGrad’s Financial Literacy Platform is currently utilized at over 400 colleges.
iGrad is the nation’s leading financial literacy company in higher education, and equips people with the knowledge and tools they need to make wise financial decisions. With a growing online community that brings together recent graduates, college students, inquiring parents and school administrators, iGrad makes financial literacy education interactive, effective and fun.