Financial stress can negatively impact employee productivity & individual well-being.

Bridging the Gap

How AFCPE Can Support You


of American workers say financial stress is their most common cause of stress.


of workers say financial problems have affected their productivity.


say that they want help in achieving financial security.

EAP professionals Can Help Employees Improve Financial Well-being

AFCPE's Money Management Essentials course is a 10-hour online course that provides your professionals with a solid financial foundation to better incorporate effective financial education into the workplace. 

Rooted in the core competencies of the AFC®, Money Management Essentials covers:

  • Student Loans
  • Debt Reduction
  • Credit Cards and Loans
  • Major Purchases
  • Housing
  • Risk Management
  • Health Care and Life Insurance
  • Financial Counseling
  • Money Management
  • Taxes
  • Banking
  • Credit
  • Investment Basics
  • Retirement

Program Cost: $325, with special pricing available for groups of 10 or more. 

Learn More about Money Management Essentials.

Take it One Step Further. Get Your Professionals AFC® certified.

Use Code: eapaAFC50 to save $50 off your certification registration fee. 

The Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) certification is the standard for financial counseling and education — training professionals to guide clients through life-cycle financial education to help them realize their goals and achieve lasting financial well-being. The program requires education, exam, experience and ethics, as well as a committment to ongoing professional development to ensure the professional is up-to-date on changes and advancements in the field. 

The AFC® is the only financial counseling/education certification to be NCCA Accredited. This recognition and achievement sets the certification mark apart from others in the field and emphasizes the highest standard of excellence that AFCPE has built for this field.

Learn more about AFC Certification.

Become an AFCPE® Member.


As a member of AFCPE, you gain a strong network of colleagues across research, education and practice, to exchange ideas and best practices. Members receive discounts on professional development programming, access to cutting edge research and information, and significant savings to post open positions on the AFCPE Career Center.


Become a Member

Hire an AFC®

AFC® certified professionals have the education and experience to help individuals create lasting financial behavior change, regardless of income level, life-circumstance or socioeconomic background. AFCPE’s certification programs go far beyond the increasingly popular prescriptive templates, allowing professionals to address the full financial life-cycle of each individual.

If you want to bring a financial literacy program in-house, list your open position on our career center. 

Build a Strong Referral Network.

Work with AFC® professionals who offers in-person or virtual financial counseling services in your area. An AFC professional has the education and experience to assist clients with overcoming debt, developing good credit, preparing for retirement, increasing savings, creating effective spending plans, setting financial goals and ultimately achieving financial security.

Find an AFC®.



Certification Questions? Contact Michelle Starkey,
Membership Questions? Contact Rachael DeLeon,
Partnership Questions? Contact Rebecca Wiggins,

Statistic Sources:
American Psychology Association, Stress in America: Are Teens Adopting Adults’ Stress Habits? (2014), available at; PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC, Employee Financial Wellness Survey 10 (2014), available at
MetLife, Inc., 10th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends: Seeing Opportunity in Shifting Tides 51 (2012), available at Annual Met Life study of ee benefits trends.pdf
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