Join us for the 2021 AFCPE Virtual Symposium

November 15-19, 2021

Become a certified motivator of financial change

Become a 2021 AFCPE Member

Join our growing community of financial counselors, coaches, educators, and researchers.

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Are you passionate about helping people with their money so they can improve their lives?
If so, you’re in the right place.

The AFCPE® Mission

 

We ensure the highest level of knowledge, skill and integrity of the personal finance profession by certifying, connecting and supporting diverse professionals who positively impact financial security for all communities.

Highest Standards

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Professionals 
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AFCPE certified professionals work in nonprofit organizations, banks/credit unions, private practice, higher education, military, and government. 

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Education & Practice Rooted in Research

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Students, professionals, career changers, and volunteers from all backgrounds learning how to help others manage their money so they can improve their lives. 

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AFCPE® Membership enhances your work and career by providing you with resources such as free professional development and a strong community.

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DOMINIQUE REESE, AFC® , FFC®

“With this designation I'm able to provide not only the fundamentals of money management, but I'm also able to coach and encourage my clients so they can build assets and grow in their financial life.”

BEN A MERCADO, AFC®

“I became an AFC® to give opportunities to clients that want financial change. My work requires professional development and to implement methods that promote that social change. I feel that AFCPE® sets high standards for professionals to achieve.”

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