Set your people up for success!
Your organization is dedicated to helping individuals and families obtain financial security while making an impact on the field. AFCPE Membership is a great way for your organization to ensure your team receives the education, resources, and support they need to perform at the highest level.
Discounted rates are available for organizations looking to purchase AFCPE Membership for 10 or more employees.
10+ employees = 10% off
20+ employees = 15% off
30+ employees = 20% off
40+ employees = 25% off
50+ employees = 30% off
Membership Options Included in Organization Membership
- AFCPE Professional Membership – $150 a year.
- AFC Candidate Membership – $100 a year.
- Emeritus Membership – $100 a year.
- Student Membership – $35 a year.
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Our Member Services team will work with you to determine which of the above membership types each of your employees is eligible for, and then apply the appropriate discount to the total cost.
Have questions or are interested in Organization Membership? Contact our Member Services team.
How Membership Supports your Staff
Relevant & timely professional development!
If members of your staff are AFC Certified or AFC Candidates, Membership provides an easy and cost-effective way to earn CEUs and/or Experience Hours.
AFCPE Membership gives you access to exclusive professional development content, so you can be confident that your expertise is relevant and up-to-date. Partnering with experts in the field, these webinars provide you with new knowledge and skills to use in research, education, and practice!
All AFCPE-sponsored webinars (both live and on-demand) are FREE to AFCPE members or $50 each for non-members. This is a savings of $600 a year!
Professional development webinars are pre-approved for CEUs for AFC Certified Professionals and pre-approved for Experience Hours for AFC Candidates.
Each month, AFCPE members meet up virtually to learn and share new ideas. Meet-ups allow professionals to expand their knowledge while engaging with other AFCPE members from across the country. Meetups are member-led, with topics selected by members, for members!
All sessions are available live and on-demand, exclusively for AFCPE Members.
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Research that informs practice!
AFCPE Members receive free access to our esteemed research journal (a $150 a year value!).
The JFCP is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education®. The journal’s mission is to disseminate scholarly research related to the financial decision-making of individuals and families; financial education and financial counseling techniques; and the education of professional financial educators, counselors, and planners. Readers expect to find detailed recommendations for education and practice in journal articles. JFCP also publishes book reviews.
AFC Professional Members also receive exclusive access to the JFCP Journal Quizzes. Professionals can earn 2 CEUs/Experience Hours for each quiz they passed.
Career Development & Growth!
AFCPE Members are invited to attend our annual Career Week + Job Fair! This is a great opportunity for your organization to recruit qualified professionals! Organizations can recruit for all types of opportunities, from full time, part time, volunteer, etc. Let us connect you with our talented professionals.
Award Recognition & Grant Funding!
Members are invited annually to apply for one of our member awards – a great opportunity to bring awareness and recognition to your team’s work, your organization program or it’s programs.
Award winners are recognized through a national press release, honored at the Annual Symposium, and receive an awards seal to continue to bring recognition to their accomplishments.
Open to all AFCPE Members only. Many awards include a monetary prize.
Discounts on tools, resources, education, and more!
Members can also:
AFCPE Members receive a 10% discount on all Essentials Courses. Essentials Courses are online and self-paced to meet them where they are – giving your team the tools and resources to make a lasting impact in the lives of those they serve:
Note: Offer may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon and/or offer.
Membership Runs on a Calendar Year (January 1 – December 31) but brings value to your work and your career no matter when you join. Membership dues are not pro-rated, as many of the benefits are available on demand through the membership dashboard. Membership dues are separate from certification fees. Read AFCPE®’s Refund 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.