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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.


A (Simple) Solution to the Widening Wealth Gap

General, Financial Education

March 10, 2015

Drum Roll…. The rich are getting richer. We know, next subject please. We can whittle away a lifetime wishing our grass was as green as that next door--too many of us do. Instead, I think I...


15 Easy Frugal Living Tips that Lead to Savings

General, Financial Education

February 27, 2015

Sometimes the easiest ways to save money fall close to home. For so many, just the thought of changing a spending habit in order to save more money causes a cold sweat and heart palpitations. But...


Broaden Your Strategies for Saving

Budget, General, Financial Education

February 24, 2015

Rational explanations for not saving typically follow expressions like: “I’d like to save, but…”, or “I think saving is important, but…” Intuitively, we know we should save. The importance of...


AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Rita Green

#IamAFCPE, General, Financial Education

February 24, 2015

AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Rita Green Dr. Rita Green understands the importance of savings and the positive impact it has on families. “Saving money is an important element in the financial...


Set A Goal, Make A Plan: America Saves Week 2015

Budget, General, Financial Education

February 23, 2015

As financial counselors and educators, we are well-versed in the value of savings and we share that information in a variety of ways to our clients and students. A Financial Educator may offer...


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