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About Us

Vision:

  • Montana citizens will achieve long-term personal financial health.

The Montana Financial Education Coalition strives to improve the personal financial knowledge and decision-making ability of Montana citizens by promoting public awareness of the need for personal financial education, and by uniting and building capacity of financial education programs.

Philosophy:

The Montana Financial Education Coalition will use the following philosophy as guiding principles in all of its activities.

  • A coalition dedicated to empowering Montana citizens to make wise decisions toward their financial future.
  • A coalition of committed partners.
  • A coalition that is community-based.
  • A coalition that is results oriented and committed to long-term improvement.
  • A coalition that supports research and best practices.
  • A coalition that is proactive in promoting personal financial health.

What does MFEC do?

The MFEC's mission encompasses a variety of activities such as:

  • Serving as an information and resource clearinghouse for Montana financial education provicers
  • Publishing "Notes," the MFEC's quarterly newsletter, distributed to more than 1,500 readers
  • Facilitating collaborative partnerships among Montana organizations
  • Promoting public awareness of the need for financial education through the media and other venues
  • Providing a common voice and united message on behalf of Montana financial education providers
  • Hosting statewide conferences
  • Networking Montana organizations
  • Seeking grant and other funding opportunities for MFEC partners
  • Engaging Montana financial education providers at the national level