• Financial Wellness Solutions
  • On-Demand Video Library

    Our new comprehensive On-Demand Video Library provides engaging 4- to 7-minute video segments designed to solve specific problems Americans are struggling with today: finding more money to invest, reducing debt and credit problems, minimizing healthcare costs, cutting college expenses, and building retirement readiness skills. Learn more in our brief introductory video.

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  • Money-Saving Tools

    Smart Money Certification

    LFE offers three new Smart Money Certification (SMC) programs for financial professionals, college students, and consumers. See our Certifications for more details.

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  • Money Minute weekly e-learning

    Money Minute!

    LFE's popular educational e-learning series gives readers up-to-the-minute money-saving strategies, provides hundreds of helpful resources throughout the year, and warns of the latest financial scams to avoid.

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  • Financial Education Workshops

    Life-Changing Workshops

    LFE's interactive Web-based or on-site workshops are designed to build financial skills and help consumers find more money to save and invest. Our highly trained Certified Instructors help participants become more informed consumers and knowledgeable, confident investors.

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  • Best of the Money Minute

    Best of the Money Minute!

    LFE's new Best of the Money Minute! publication showcases 25 of the most popular recent issues of our weekly Money Minute! e-learning series…all in one publication. Each timely issue in this valuable collection includes the latest consumer trends, practical money-saving strategies, costly financial traps, and handy links and resources on a specific topic.

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  • Financial E-book

    Top 10 E-book

    Our 170-page e-book has become one of our most popular tools. This comprehensive Financial Resource Guide is filled with hundreds of money-saving strategies and over 500 helpful resources and links.

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  • Retirement Tips and Traps E-book

    Retirement Tips & Traps

    To combat shockingly low retirement savings levels, LFE's engaging Retirement Tips & Traps e-book provides timely money-saving strategies, the latest traps to avoid, steps to reduce healthcare costs, current eldercare issues, and simple tips to make more informed decisions. Packed with colorful graphics and over 400 Web links and resources, this guide was developed to help current and future retirees enjoy their retirement years more!

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Financial Wellness Solutions

Financial Content

The LFE Institute has specialized in creating unbiased, best-in-class financial education solutions for more than two decades. Our extensive new financial content and on-demand education on more than 150 consumer topics is now available to:

  • Employers
  • Benefit Providers
  • Financial Advisors & CPAs
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Membership Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Money Coaches & PFEs
  • Consumers

This content focuses on solving the latest personal financial problems, avoiding predatory traps, eliminating debt, stretching every dollar, and mastering retirement readiness skills.

Smart Money Certifications

SMCSM – This premier Certification gives those working with an advisor, lender, financial educator, or money coach with the SMC designation the confidence the individual has a mastery of critical issues affecting consumers today. See the SMC Syllabus for more details.

SMC-College – Developed by a former CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers along with a host of CFPs, credit experts, employment specialists, and skill-based educators, this new Financial Literacy and Certification program helps high school and college students — as well as new grads — save thousands of dollars while learning how to prevent defaults, select the best student loan repayment option, reduce college costs and daily expenses, become more marketable to employers seeking financially savvy employees, and so much more. See the SMC-College Syllabus for more details.

SMC-Consumer – This designation demonstrates the financial savvy of those completing this Certification process. It can be used by individuals as part of their résumé or when applying for a loan, and by employers to measure the financial skills of their workforce.

Inquire about group discounts. See our Certifications page for more information or to get started.

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For more information on accessing LFE's content or the SMC designation, contact us today!

We also provide educational support for military families as a Zeiders subcontractor. Contact us for details.

On-Demand Video Library

These unbiased, on-demand, 4- to 7-minute videos are designed to educate, answer questions, and save viewers money when making critical financial decisions.

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Money Minute!

LFE's popular educational e-learning series gives readers up-to-the-minute money-saving strategies, resources, and the latest financial scams to avoid.

Details →


This new Financial Literacy and Certification program helps students learn how to save money, prevent defaults, reduce college costs and daily expenses, choose the best student loan repayment option, and master financial readiness skills.

Details →

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