Friday Follow: Get to Know AFCPE’s Newest Board Members

Friday Follow: Get to know AFCPE's Newest Board Members—2024  Welcome, Barbara Martinez, AFC®My Work: My work centers on ending asset poverty for low-income families and narrowing the racial and gender wealth divide. As the Community Partnerships & Asset Building Programs leader at Heartland Alliance, I oversee financial coaching programs that...

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Amy Schultz, AFC® and co-founder of Bolder Money

Friday Follow: Meet the AFC® who co-founded a financial coaching platform that has helped over 300 clients increase their net worth by an average of $8,000! What led you to a career in personal finance? And what inspires you to continue doing this work today?: In 2017, I found myself...

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#FridayFollow: How One AFC Candidate is Helping People Overcome Financial Trauma

#FridayFollow: Meet Rahkim Sabree, AFC Candidate Rahkim is a financial coach and consultant focusing on financial trauma and financial empowerment for people who look like him. Read more about his work and journey as a current candidate. What led you to a career in personal finance? And what inspires you to...

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#FridayFollow: Meet our new Education Manager!

#FridayFollow: Meet our new Education Manager! Valerie is going to be serving as AFCPE's Education Manager. In this role, she will help manage all of AFCPE’s educational programming and online course development. My Name: Valerie Richards My Work: Education Manager My Roots: I've lived all over the world and am...

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#FridayFollow: Last chance to be a 2023 #MilSpouse Fellow!

#FridayFollow: Meet Kathy Hobbs, a proud Military Spouse Fellow! 2023 applications close tonight, learn more and apply. Empty heading Kathy uses her AFC to work as a Community Readiness Specialist at the Military & Family Readiness Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She helps military members and their families prepare, adjust,...

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#FridayFollow: Meet a 2022 FINRA Fellow

#FridayFollow: Military Spouse Fellowship Gina is a 2022 Military Spouse Fellow currently working as a Financial Counselor for the U.S. Army's Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP). Read more about Gina's experience in the program below! How did you learn about the FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship? I...

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Friday Follow: Get to Know AFCPE’s New 2023 Board Members

Get to Know AFCPE’s New Board Members! Welcome, Ann Lentell, CFA, AFC®, CFP® My Work: My work is to end asset poverty for families with low incomes and narrow the racial and gender wealth divides.My Roots: Radio reminds me of my home far away – West Virginia.My Passion: Asset-building.My Favorite Quote:...

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Friday Follow: Get to Know AFCPE’s New Operations Officer

Get to Know AFCPE’s Newest Staff Member and Operations Officer!As our Operations Officer, Ashley will work to improve processes and efficiencies in order to increase organizational productivity and successfully deliver the strategic plan as set forth in partnership with the AFCPE Board of Directors and Executive Director. Welcome, Ashley Maurer!My...

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Friday Follow: Meet our Event Interns

 Learn more about Amber Almond and Kai Liverpool, our Event Interns who help support our Special Events Manager in event planning management and logistics for our national symposium & more.My Roots:Amber: I am a northern California native. My hometown of Petaluma, CA was once referred to as the butter and...

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Friday Follow: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Barbara Martinez is an AFC® Candidate and scholarship recipient working with Illinois’s unbanked and underbanked residents, championing to close the racial wealth gap and aiming to create more equitable opportunities in financial well-being for everyone.Can you tell us a little about your origin story and how that shaped the work...

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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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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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