The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) is a non-profit professional organization created to promote the education and training of the professional in financial management. Certified individuals must meet education, experience, and ethical requirements. In addition, continuing education and annual fees are required to maintain a certificate.
AFCPE offers Accreditations for:
Accredited Credit Counselor (ACC)
Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC)
Accredited Financial Counselor – Canada (AFCC)
Certified Housing Counselor (CHC)
There are several pathways to certification:
Distance Learning Program
Approved University Program
FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program
Once enrolled, there are several opportunities for additional guidance through:
Interested in learning more about the certification process?
Take a few moments to watch the AFCPE Certification Orientation which outlines our programs and requirements for designation.
Any certification process, has value not only for yourself but the clients you serve and additional knowledge can only improve your standing in your profession.