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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#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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#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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4 Ways to Recognize Jewish American Heritage Month!

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with AFCPE! This May, AFCPE is celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month! Beginning in May 2006, Jewish American Heritage Month has been celebrating Jewish Americans and their impact on the United States. 4 Ways to Learn More about Jewish Americans this May Want to get involved?...

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Serving Our Clients Intentionally: Listening & Staying Informed with Heath Carelock, AFC®

Serving Our Clients Intentionally: Listening & Staying Informed with Heath Carelock, AFC® Download the episode's transcript here. Today we kick off our mid-season series focused on the 30th Anniversary of the AFC. In this episode, we had the honor to sit down with Heath Carelock, AFC®. Heath is the Program...

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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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