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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.


AFCPE® Membership Spotlight: Kira Dentes, AFC®

#IamAFCPE, General, Saving, Financial Education

February 26, 2016

Kira Dentes was introduced to AFCPE® just three years ago, when she applied and was awarded a 2013 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship. Now an active member of the organization, she...


Savings Success Begins with Remembering Your ‘Why’

General, Saving, Financial Education

February 25, 2016

Common wisdom is to pay down high interest debt before saving. I mean, it makes sense right? If you are saving in an account that pays less than 1% and the interest being charged on your...


Taking the First Step to Savings Success

Budget, General, Saving, Financial Education

February 24, 2016

In May 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched its Financial Coaching Initiative, targeting recently-transitioned veterans and economically vulnerable consumers to help them...


Loose Change: An Unexpected Path to Savings Success

Military, General, Saving, Financial Education

February 23, 2016

Forgotten Money Turns to Savings Whether a jar, a tray or a drawer, we all have a place where our loose change accumulates. Just sitting in these forgotten places, our loose change grows, but it...


Find Savings Success by Rising to the Challenge

General, Saving, Financial Education

February 22, 2016

“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day-in and day out” Today marks the beginning of America Saves Week 2016. Since 2007, this week has provided an opportunity for organizations to...


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