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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.


What's The Deal with Prepaid Cards?

General

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

General

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

General

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?

General

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...


The Impact of the New Laws on 21 yr olds

General

January 21, 2011

1. Have you seen ways in which credit card companies are still marketing to consumers under the age of 21? 2. Is new law that says you have to be 21 years old with the exception of income or...


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