Get to know AFCPE®’s new Member Engagement Coordinator

→ Amy is newly AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC® and how you can become one at our next info session ← My Name: Amy Smith, AFC® My Work: Member Engagement Coordinator My Roots: I grew up in New England but joined the military at 18. Between my husband and...

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Friday Follow: How one AFC & the Utah State University Extension office is helping Utahns Combat Inflation

Amanda Christensen is an AFC® and Extension Professor with Utah State University specializing in personal finance. In this role, she provides community education and develops educational resources related to personal finance to the USU students and fellow Utahns. AFCPE: What led you to a career in personal finance? And what...

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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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#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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#FridayFollow: Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

#FridayFollow: Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month with Simi Mandelbaum, CFT™, AFC® Simi Mandelbaum is a Certified Financial Therapist™ and an Accredited Financial Counselor®.  Her mission is to reduce the stress and anxiety individuals and couples feel about their money lives by using a combination of financial literacy education, financial tools,...

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#FridayFollow: Celebrating 30 years of AFC

#FridayFollow: Celebrating 30 years of AFC. How one long-standing AFC® built her career in financial education.Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®, AFC® is a financial education ’solopreneur’ and a longtime member and supporter of AFCPE®. She has served as Past President of AFCPE and has generously sponsored the Mary O’Neill Mini Grant,...

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#FridayFollow: Ingenuity Driven by Innovation

#FridayFollow: Ingenuity Driven by Innovation. How one AFC is using her experience to help make homeownership possible.Tamika Barrett, AFC® is a financial educator and a licensed Realtor, helping people harness their financial knowledge, skills, and habits as tools for achieving goals and building assets. She has been recognized as this...

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#FridayFollow: Meet the 2021 FINRA Milspouse of the year!

#FridayFollow: Meet the 2021 FINRA Milspouse of the year!Adriana Lopez, AFC® is an Army Veteran helping to educate people to understand their finances better, and has been recognized as the 2021 FINRA Milspouse of the Year for her hard work. Like so many Fellows, becoming an AFC is an opportunity...

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#FridayFollow: Military Spouse Fellowship

A Path Towards the AFC, New Opportunities, and Impacting the Military Community Virginia Imlah, AFC® is a financial educator and counselor for military service members and their families. She became a FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellow in 2020 and earned her AFC in 2021. Read on to learn more about...

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#FridayFollow: When Inspiration Hits

How one AFC Candidate uses experience, education, talent, and passion to educate the masses.Sara Lohse is an AFC® Candidate and the Director of Marketing at BFG Financial Advisors. She creates financial resources to help people of all ages build their path to financial freedom and change the way we think about...

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Friday Follow: Get to Know AFCPE’s New 2022 Board Members

Get to Know AFCPE’s New 2022 Board Members Rita Green and Lucy Delgadillo and learn what questions they have for you!Welcome, Rita Green, AFC®My Work:  I have a training and consulting firm where I specialize in supporting other organizations who promote financial capability, homeownership, entrepreneurship, and community development.  I've also...

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Friday Follow: Representation Matters. Celebrating Black History Month with AFC® Candidate, Annette Harris

Annette Harris is a financial coach and owner of Harris Financial Coaching where she helps clients enhance their financial skills and achieve their debt reduction and savings goals. With her background in human resources, she also helps clients figure out ways to advance their careers while maximizing their income and...

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