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The AFCPE Blog is designed to provide new and insightful personal finance information for financial professionals – information that can be shared with both clients and consumers and provides new insights into education and practice.

Behind the Numbers: Understanding the Survey of Consumer Finances


March 20, 2019

When reading articles based on analyses of complex datasets, it is important to be aware of and understand what is behind those numbers.


Financial Literacy Month 2019: Share Your Story!

March 18, 2019

"Listen to the people you are serving. Listen to their stories, their dreams, their setbacks. Look them in the eye, show compassion, and share your own story with authenticity and transparency. Then, you’ll be in a position to share your own knowledge and truly make a positive impact to help change lives for the better." April is Financial Literacy Month. Let's break the silence, share our stories, and inspire others!


#FridayFollow: Helping You Take Your Finances to the Next Level

March 15, 2019

Diana Kyu Yacob is an AFC® and FFC® with a passion for helping anyone with a desire to have a better financial future – whether that’s not living paycheck to paycheck, reducing debt, saving, improving credit, or whatever it is their heart desires financially.


#ResearchWednesday: I Think I Can Get Ahead


March 13, 2019

JFCP research findings showed that young adults with the belief that upward economic mobility is a possibility in life are more motivated to practice better financial management behaviors – specifically cash management and savings and investment behaviors.


#Friday Follow: Helping People Live in Financial Freedom

March 08, 2019

Ellie Kay is an author and speaker who has spent more than 20 years working in the financial space. She is also the founder of Heroes at Home, a non-profit company dedicated to providing free financial education to service members and their families.


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