2021 AFCPE Virtual Symposium

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Become a certified motivator of financial change

Become a 2022 AFCPE Member

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

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A community built on passion and expertise

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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 
Worldwide

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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Candidates

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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A Diverse & Inclusive Network

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Devoted 
AFCPE® 
Members

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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Upcoming Events

January 2022

January 18

Practitioners Unite! Networking Coffee Chat

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE to AFCPE Members
January 18

Practitioners Unite! Networking Coffee Chat

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FREE to AFCPE Members
January 20

FPA Connect: Long Term Care: What You Need to Know

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE to AFCPE Members
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Friday Follow: Get to know AFCPE’s new Education Coordinator

My Name: Jessie Jimenez My Work: Education Coordinator My Roots: I was raised in southern California, but spent much of my adult life in Northern California. I've settled in Oregon now, just south of Portland.  My Passion: Working as an educator and providing financial literacy opportunities is really my passion....

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