Real Money, Real Experts: Ryan Law, CFP®, AFC®

Episode 62: Being Change Agents and the Current State of Student Loans with Keynote Speaker Ryan Law, CFP®, AFC®Download the transcript or watch on Youtube!This week on Real Money, Real Experts, we're back with Ryan Law, CFP®, AFC®,  a recognized expert in client communication, student loans, financial counseling, and behavior change....

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30 Reasons to Become an Accredited Financial Counselor

Do you believe in a future where all people — regardless of income or background — deserve financial security? Help make it a reality: Become an Accredited Financial Counselor®. For more than 30 years, the Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) Certification has set the standard for the highest level of knowledge,...

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Join AFCPE in Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

3 Ways to Provide Stronger Financial Guidance to Hispanic-Latinx ClientsHappy National Hispanic Heritage Month! From September 15 - October 15, we are proud to celebrate the Hispanic-Latinx community and its contribution to the field of personal finance!What's the difference between Spanish, Hispanic and Latinx? The term Hispanic describes a person...

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Real Money, Real Experts: Bill Gustafson

Episode 61: The Founding of AFCPE® and Looking to the Future with Bill Gustafson Download the transcript here. In this week's episode of Real Money, Real Experts, our hosts speak with Bill Gustafson, who is a professor emeritus in the Personal Financial Planning Department at Texas Tech University. He has...

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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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Real Money, Real Experts: Dottie Durband, AFC®

Episode 60: The Power of Mentorship and Capturing the Voices of Counseling with Dr. Dottie Durband, AFC®→ Dottie is AFC® certified. Learn more about the AFC® and how you can become one at our next info sessionDownload the transcript here.This week on Real Money, Real Experts, we are joined by Dorothy...

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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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Real Money, Real Experts: Dr. Michael G. Thomas, Jr., AFC®

Episode 59: Empathy and the Art of Listening with Dr. Michael G. Thomas, Jr.This week on Real Money, Real Experts we catch up with Dr. Michael G. Thomas, Jr., AFC®.  Michael is a lecturer at the University of Georgia, the founder of Modom Financial Solutions, a co-founder of the Financial Behavior Keynote...

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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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