Enchanted Collar Won National Book Award
New York, NY, April 27, 2012 — Prosperity Prana is proud to announce that the Enchanted Collar series of five books has won the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. Robin Yang is the author of the series.
The EIFLE Award is a highly prestigious, nationwide honor in the field of financial education. The 2009 EIFLE Award was given to Sheila Bair, former chairwoman of FDIC.
“This year’s EIFLE Award winners have distinguished themselves from their peers with the depth and breadth of their accomplishments in promoting effective financial literacy education in the communities they serve,” said Leslie E. Linfield, Executive Director and Founder of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “They are a shining example for those whose quest it is to make financial literacy education available to all segments of society.”
“I am thrilled that Enchanted Collar has won such an honor,” says Robin Yang, author of Enchanted Collar. “I can’t say thank-you enough to those who have helped me along the journey of creating Enchanted Collar. The EIFLE award should be attributed to my editor, my friends, my parents, my brother, my teachers, and everyone who has provided me with inspiration and support.”
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, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering the Center for Financial Certifications®, Council on Financial Education Accreditation™, Center for Consumer Financial Research™ and Center for Consumer Financial Education™. For more information about the Institute, visit www.FinancialLit.org or call (207) 221-3663.
About Enchanted Collar
Enchanted Collar™ is an adventure story series to teach children aged 7 and older financial literacy including budgeting, saving, spending, banking, credit, insurance, and job skills. Created by Robin Yang, a seasoned financial analyst , Enchanted Collar™ embeds subtle lessons in a fast-paced plot line. Book 1: A Strange Gift teaches the lesson of responsible spending and the importance of honesty and dependability. Book 2: Dog Fight teaches the necessity of budgeting and the values of courage and loyalty. Book 3: Paradise Lost teaches how to acquire job skills and the values of patience and tenacity. Book 4: Squirrel Pot Pie teaches the lessons of savings and insurance and the values of leadership and compassion. Book 5: Bandits and Robbers teaches the lessons of banking and credit and the values of teamwork and collaboration. For more information about Enchanted Collar, visit http://EnchantedCollar.com or call (917) 328-2661.