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The AFCPE® Blog

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.

The Health-Wealth Connection

General, Financial Education

April 11, 2016

Financial fitness. Financial health. These terms are widespread in personal finance conversation, publication and even in financial practice promotion. As consumers, we understand the terms health...

A Financial Literacy Month Challenge: Don’t Forget to Eat Your Vegetables!

General, Financial Education

April 04, 2016

Attendees of last year’s symposium, left feeling inspired. Inspired to build upon the professional relationships they made. Inspired to put acquired knowledge into immediate action. Inspired to...

Why Financial Fitness Coaching? In A Word: Empowerment.

General, Financial Education

March 09, 2016

Sometimes a legitimate quest for information can lead down unexpected paths. When AFCPE® first announced the Financial Fitness Coach certification in partnership with Sage Financial Solutions, I...

The Fiduciary Rule: Already the Standard

General, Financial Education

March 03, 2016

Over the past ten years, there has been increasing focus placed on financial capability to address the increasing personal debt levels and the overall financial well-being of Americans. It is more...

The Power of Financial Counseling & Education

Military, Saving, Financial Education

February 27, 2016

As America Saves & Military Saves Week come to an end, we share a story that reminds us of the power of financial counseling and education. Recently, a soon-to-retire service member came to...

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