MoneySKILL Now Available in Spanish

English language version already used by more than 850,000

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Financial Services Association Education Foundation
(AFSAEF) has announced that its free online personal finance course,
MoneySKILL®, is now available in Spanish.

“The Hispanic population in the United States continues to grow and it’s
important that we reach them with helpful financial literacy tools like
MoneySKILL en Español,” said Rhonda Ashburn, Executive Director of the
AFSAEF.

For many years, MoneySKILL has educated users on the basic understanding
of money management fundamentals. In fact, over 850,000 users have
benefitted from this comprehensive yet customizable program. The mobile
friendly course includes the content areas of income, expenses, saving
and investing, credit, and insurance. And, just recently, MoneySKILL
added new content, in the area of vehicle financing, as well as
recreated the data charts within the program.

MoneySKILL, created for students, is designed to be used as all or part
of a course in economics, business, math, or wherever personal finances
are taught. Students can access all 37 modules in the classroom, at
home, or wherever an Internet connection is available. Built-in quizzes
test students’ grasp of each concept. Both the curriculum and its
underlying technology infrastructure are updated regularly.

Educators interested in using MoneySKILL can register to access the
curriculum at www.moneyskill.org
or www.moneyskill.org/espanol.
Parents, non-profit organizations and employers, as well as AFSA members
are also encouraged to check out MoneySKILL in both Spanish and English.

Created in 1990 and based in Washington, D.C., AFSAEF’s has worked to
help consumers realize the benefits of responsible money management,
understand the credit process and seek help if credit problems occur. It
is affiliated with the American Financial Services Association (www.afsaonline.org),
the national trade association for the consumer credit industry,
protecting access to credit and consumer choice.

Contacts

American Financial Services Association Education Foundation
Angela
Waugaman
Director, MoneySKILL
202-469-3184
or
Dan
Bucherer
Manager, Communications
202-466-8613