Connect. Empower. Impact.

Not just another networking opportunity:

AFCPE® Membership is the place to find your people.

AFCPE Members are diverse in experiences but like-minded in purpose. Membership brings together professionals from a variety of financial fields, providing you with a strong community, educational opportunities, and resources and benefits that enhance your work and career.

AFCPE® Member Benefits

There's something for everyone at AFCPE.

Check out the value of AFCPE Membership.

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Explore how AFCPE Membership can support your professional journey, no matter at what stage you are in.

Allied Professionals

See how AFCPE Membership can support your professional goals. Whether you are a counselor, coach, educator, retired, volunteer, career changer, etc., AFCPE Membership is the professional community you've been looking for.

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Certification Candidates

Membership is the perfect resource for AFC® & AFCC® Candidates. From free education to exclusive experience hour opportunities, membership has what you need, and more, to get you to the finish line.

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AFC Professionals

From free, and discounted, CEU opportunities to mentorship, see how easily AFCPE Membership helps you maintain your designation while providing you with the support and resources you need to enhance your career goals.

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University & College Students

With career development, leadership, mentorship opportunities, and more see how AFCPE Membership sets you apart from the rest and prepares you for the next stage of your professional journey.

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Group Rates for Organizations

AFCPE offers organizations a cost-effective way to provide their staff with the education, resources, and support they need to be successful in their work. Discounted rates are available for organizations looking to purchase AFCPE Membership for 10 or more employees.

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Membership Runs on an Anniversary year, providing you with access to all member benefits for a full year. Your membership renewal date will be on the date your membership request is approved.

Membership dues are separate from certification fees. Read AFCPE®’s Refund & Transfer Policy here.


NOTE: AFCPE® membership and certification are completely separate divisions of the organization. While membership offers additional benefits to our certified professionals and provides a community for them to network and share best practices, certification is not required to hold membership. However, if you are interested in also becoming certified, please visit the Certification section of the website. AFCPE® Membership dues are nonrefundable.  

Leslie Green, AFC®

"I love my membership with AFCPE®! It helps me feel connected to others in the field and provides resources to help me stay current with the changing economic climate."

Jon C. Cook, AFC®, CHC®

"Being a member of AFCPE® provides a network of supportive professionals, plus provides current and useful information directly related to serving my clients."

Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., AFC®, CHC®

"AFCPE® is my professional home. It is where I network with colleagues, gain knowledge and skills, and volunteer time and money to advance financial education."

Willa Williams, AFC®, AFCPE® Member

“What I love most about being an AFCPE® Member is just the opportunity to be a part of something cutting edge that’s bringing together financial education and literacy opportunities to everybody.”

Ben A Mercado, AFC®

"The community of AFCPE® is really beneficial because we are able to group with other practitioners, like myself, other educators, and even researchers."

Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®

"Membership with the AFCPE® - it's a slam dunk. If you're in this business working as an educator, as a researcher on personal financial issues, this is the place to be."

Jerry Buchko, Private Practice, 2018 AFCPE® President

"You learn from each other and that excitement just builds. You feed off of each other! It just carries you along."

Syble Solomon, AFCPE® Member

“AFCPE® Members are the people who really make things happen – they create policy, do the research, develop programs and work with people who need their expertise.”

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