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The AFCPE News Center keeps you up-to-date on initiatives and announcements around the important work we are doing to carry out our mission and vision.


Rethinking the 3 to 6 months Rule of Thumb in Financial Planning

August 22, 2018

Financial education is not one-size-fits all. Dr. Ammerman’s and Dr. MacDonald's research underscores the need for a goal-oriented approach with qualified professionals that better help clients develop financial resilience and lasting financial well-being.


Military Spouses Receive Fellowships to Conduct Financial Counseling

August 06, 2018

Fifty military spouses living in the United States and abroad will have an opportunity to earn the Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) designation to offer one-on-one financial and group counseling and education to service members and their families.


New Research Finds Link Between Financial Status and Body Weight

June 18, 2018

Poor financial status is associated with high BMI in both men and women.


FINRA Foundation Seeks Applicants for Military Spouse Fellowship

March 01, 2018

Fellows Provide Military Service Members and Their Families with Financial Counseling and Education Services While Earning Professional AFC® Credential


AFCPE celebrates innovation and impact in the field of personal finance

December 06, 2017

This year’s award winners are truly setting the highest standard. They are motivating change, bridging gaps and creating incredible impact in the lives of the individuals and families whom they serve. Our 2017 winners represent diversity in innovation, expertise and leadership.


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