Real Money, Real Experts: Dr. Kristy Archuleta & Dr. Sonya Lutter

Episode 58: Exploring the Differences Between Financial Therapy, Counseling, and Planning with Dr. Kristy Archuleta and Dr. Sonya Lutter Link to transcription here.Financial planning, financial counseling, and financial therapy are separate but complimentary financial services designed to support clients' financial goals and well-being. But how do you know which service you,...

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Real Money, Real Experts: Rita Green, Ed.D. AFC®

Episode 57: A Deep Dive Into Student Loans and the PSLF with Rita Green, Ed.D. AFC® → Dr. Rita Green is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC® and how you can become one at our next info session ← This week, we're talking all about student loans with Rita Green,...

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Real Money, Real Experts: Dr. Kate Mielitz, AFC®

Episode 56: Meeting People Where They Are with Dr. Kate Mielitz, AFC®→ Kate is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC® and how you can become one at our next info session ← This week we are joined by Dr. Kate Mielitz, AFC®. Kate joined the AFCPE staff in 2022 as...

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Real Money, Real Experts: The Budget Mom, Kumiko Love, AFC®

Episode 55: Providing Real Value in your Business with The Budget Mom, Kumiko Love, AFC®→ Kumiko is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC® and how you can become one at our next info session ← Download the transcript here.On this week’s episode, Mary and Rachael had the privilege to sit down...

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3 Ways to Support Your Immigrant Clients during Immigrant Heritage Month!

Join us in recognizing Immigrant Heritage Month! Happy Immigrant Heritage Month! This month, we are celebrating the contributions of our immigrant communities across the United States. Want to get involved? AFCPE's DEI Task Force has identified 3 things you need to know when working with immigrants. 1. Understand how to...

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#ResearchWednesday: Financial stress and depression in adults: A systematic review

Can financial counseling be used as a tool to help alleviate financial-related depression symptoms in adults? Quick Summary The literature examined by the authors considered the relationship between financial stressors and mood disorders–specifically, depression. They found that generally financial stress is positively related to depression symptoms.  In addition, three key...

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Real Money, Real Experts: Mike Wood, AFC®

Episode 54: Military Financial Readiness and the AFC® with Mike Wood→ Mike is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC and how you can become one at our next info session ← This week on Real Money, Real Experts, Mary and Rachael catch up with longtime AFC® and AFCPE® Member, Mike Wood. Mike shares...

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#FridayFollow: Celebrating 30 years of AFC: How a Recent AFC Grad is Impacting College Finances

#FridayFollow: How a Recent AFC Grad is Impacting College Finances Dr. Thamara Barthelus, AFC®, is a Financial Wellness Consultant at The University of Tulsa. In her role, she empowers students to make informed financial decisions that result in a healthy and thriving future. AFCPE: What led you to a career...

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3 Ways to Celebrate Pride as a Financial Professional!

Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community's impact on the field of personal finance. Happy Pride Month! This month, we're celebrating our LGBTQ+ AFC Professionals, Members, and Candidates! Want to get involved? AFCPE's DEI Task Force has identified 3 ways you can learn more about LGBTQ+ finance during Pride. 1. Learn more about...

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#FridayFollow: Celebrating Asian American + Pacific Islander Heritage Month

#FridayFollow: Celebrating Asian American + Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Grace Kim, AFC® Grace Kim, DVM, AFC® is a financial coach and educator for veterinarians who want to stress less and find more joy with their money without feeling overwhelmed in the process. Her own journey from six-figure student loan...

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Real Money, Real Experts: Sarah Bainton Kahn and Pam Fraser, AFC

Episode 53: Key Takeaways from CFPB's Financial Coaching Initiative with Pam Fraser, AFC® and Sarah Bainton Kahn→ Pam is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC and how you can become one at our next info session ← Download the transcript here.Celebrating 30 years of the AFC® means celebrating the incredible impact it has made...

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Celebrate AAPI Month as a Financial Professional!

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with AFCPE! May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month! AFCPE is celebrating the history and contributions and of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in financial counseling and education. 3 Ways to Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders AAPI Heritage Month...

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