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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.

CFPB Consumer Complaints


June 19, 2012

Today the CFPB unveiled a data base consumers can use to track consumer complaints against credit cards. This tool will help consumers make responsible decisions about selecting and keeping credit...

What's The Deal with Prepaid Cards?


May 25, 2012

We've issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to ask for input from consumers, industry, and others about prepaid cards and their impact on the market. The prepaid card market is growing...

Financial Education Materials in Spanish


January 13, 2012

The local Cargill Meat Solutions Plant has a workforce of about 500 people – 80% are Hispanic. With some of the United Way money for financial education I would like to contribute at least 12...

Books, Spanish, Financial Education

Foreclosure Updates


May 26, 2011

This might be of interest to those who work with clients dealing with foreclosure concerns, including those who work with affected military service members and their families. A few articles about...

Why Get Involved?


May 05, 2011

In the recent edition of the AFCPE newsletter, both the Executive Director and the Board President spoke of the reasons that they stay engaged with AFCPE. Members make choices as well. Share with...

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