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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.

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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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September 2020

September 9
September 10

AFCPE Ethics 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE
September 16

Disaster and Hazard Readiness 101

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
FREE
September 17
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The racial wealth gap is not new, and certainly the AFC® community did not need to be told that it exists. But this is the year that everyone is talking about it. And while long overdue recognition is absolutely a positive step forward, the next question must be “What do...

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