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Financial Counseling, Financial Education
Having the AFC® designation means that I have a level of expertise that is recognized as the standard, which I can confidently use to back-up the services that I provide in my work with clients and organizations
The federal government shutdown is now the longest in American history, leaving more than 800,000 government employees working without pay or placed on unpaid leave or furlough. Many of you, along with your organizations, have already sprung into action - offering 1:1 financial counseling, hosting workshops, and helping connect individuals to local resources. Let us amplify your efforts!
"I decided my career path with the belief that I can contribute to others’ lives and this is still the reason that I am, and will be, working in this field," Dr. HanNa Lim.
In my recent article published in the Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning (JFCP), I went back to education—in my opinion, the very foundation of how we function—and I endeavored to answer the question: Does basic financial education increase knowledge for men within two years of release in a work-release program?
Interview with Madeleine Greene, AFC®, CFCS®, AFCPE® Member