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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.

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.

Military Spouses Receive Fellowships to Conduct Financial Counseling

August 09, 2017

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has awarded fellowships to 50 military spouses seeking to earn their AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor®) designation to provide military service members and their families one-on-one and group financial counseling and education.

National Financial Counseling Nonprofit Outlines Tips For Avoiding #1 Consumer Complaint Problem in US: Unlawful Debt Collection

May 09, 2017

Four out of five Americans owe some kind of debt and that makes many of us ripe targets for illicit operators that use illegal techniques to collect debts – including red ink that may never have been incurred. Today, the nonprofit and noncommercial Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) issued a first-ever Consumer Bulletin about consumer debt collection abuses.

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