Become an AFCPE Member!

Membership for 2023 opens this December!

AFC® Candidates receive all the great benefits of AFCPE Professional Membership – at a discount!

When you become an AFCPE Member, you become part of a strong community of financial counselors, coaches, researchers, and educators, working across all areas of the field, who are passionate about helping people with their finances. 

You’ll gain access to resources, mentorship, and a sense of community to support you as you complete your certification.

AFCPE® Membership supports you as you complete your certification.

Save Money!

Snag discounts on AFC® Certification and Essentials Trainings

As an AFCPE Member, you will receive discounts on certification and training:

  • $50 off AFC® Exam
  • 10% off all AFCPE Essential Courses
  • $100 off the AFCPE Symposium

And we partner with a number of reputable organizations to bring you even more discounts on technology, tools, and resources!

Build Your Resume.

Gain real world experience to set you apart in the job search and give you the confidence to shine when working with your clients and coworkers.

Leadership Experience

As a member of a task force, you will collaborate with professionals from across the field of personal finance.

  • Develop your communication and leadership skills by joining one of AFCPE’s Member Task Forces! 
  • Visit the AFCPE Volunteer board to find opportunities to build your resume and you community at the same time!

Get Connected.

You don't have to do it alone. Our supportive and inclusive community is just a few clicks away.

Mentorship and Support
Connect with seasoned professionals through the MentorConnect Program and explore different areas of practice.

Online Member Forum
Ask questions, share ideas and resources, and connect with other financial professionals in our Connected Community.

Monthly Member Meet Ups
Expand your knowledge and connect with members from all across the country. Topics for these interactive monthly gathers are selected for members, by members.

Earn Experience Hours.

Did you know? 10% of your certification experience hours can come from professional development webinars. And AFCPE-sponsored webinars are free to Members!

24/7 On-Demand Professional Development
AFCPE Members gain instant access to AFCPE's library of webinars to support your experience hours and knowledge base and, once certified, to help you earn your CEUs.


Explore Career Opportunities.

AFCPE Career Week + Job Fair is April 19-22, 2021. The week offers AFCPE Members free career-building workshops and webinars - with recordings from these events made available to Members who miss the live offerings - and culminates with our first (but not our last) virtual job fair. Learn More >

AFCPE® Membership

Become a Certification Candidate Member

Ready to get started? Certification Candidate Membership is available to those currently registered in an AFCPE® certification program.

Price: $100 annually (runs on a calendar year)

Become a Member


Questions about Membership? Let’s talk.

Reach out to our Member Services team to learn how Certification Candidate Membership can support your journey to AFC® certification!

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