Chicago, IL, March 29, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Institute for Financial Literacy Announces Winners of the 2017 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards
Recipients honored for their distinguished accomplishments in developing, implementing and promoting successful financial literacy education worldwide
The Institute for Financial Literacy (www.FinancialLit.org), 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 2017 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 Chicago, Illinois. Now in its eleventh year, the EIFLE Awards were created to acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of individuals and organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. This year’s competition was impressive and diverse, with submissions demonstrating the international importance of recognizing those at the forefront of financial education. After considering many strong nominations, the judges presented 14 EIFLE awards:
Legacy - Cairine Wilson
Educator - Daad Rizk
Adult’s Book: General - How to Think About Money By: Jonathan Clements
Adult’s Book: Money Management - O.M.G. Official Money Guide for College Students By: Susan P. Beacham & Michael L. Beacham
Adult’s Book: Investing & Retirement Planning - How to Make your Money Last By: Jane Bryant Quinn
Adult’s Book: Risk Management - What your Financial Advisor isn’t Telling you: 10 Essential Truths you Need to Know about your Money By: Liz Davidson
Adult’s Education Program: Money Management - Survive and Thrive: Move Ahead Financially After Losing your Job
Children’s Book: Saving & Investing - Counting with Common Cents: Nick’s Tricks By: Deirdre McCarthy
Children’s Book: Income & Careers - The Business of Beans: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story in Tanzania By: Lisa Mulka
Children’s Education Program: General - Making Personal Financial Decisions and Page One Focus on Finance: Understanding and Application
Children’s Education Program: Financial Responsibility & Decision Making YOUR $: Financial Literacy for Kids
Children’s Education Program: Income & Careers Tackling Taxes (Teen Guide and Leaders’ Guide)
Instructional Game: Pre-Teen Star Banks Adventure Game
Instructional Game: Teen Money Matters: Make it Count $ky Game
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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, and administering Fincert.org™ and Center for Consumer Financial Research™. For more information about the Institute, visit www.FinancialLit.org or call 207-873-0068.