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#FridayFollow: Helping You Take Your Finances to the Next Level

Diana Kyu Yacob is an AFC® and FFC® with a passion for helping anyone with a desire to have a better financial future – whether that’s not living paycheck to paycheck, reducing debt, saving, improving credit, or whatever it is their heart desires financially.AFCPE: When people ask you what you do, how...

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#Friday Follow: Helping People Live in Financial Freedom

Ellie Kay is an author and speaker who has spent more than 20 years working in the financial space. She is also the founder of Heroes at Home, a non-profit company dedicated to providing free financial education to service members and their families. In 2019, Ellie joined the AFCPE Board of...

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#FridayFollow – Goal: Financial Self-Sufficiency

Michele Godfrey is a personal financial counselor and educator who is passionate about supporting clients to make the best financial decisions for their future. Through education and resources, she helps them build skills and gain financial self-sufficiency. Along with being a Financial Readiness Program Manager (Fort Belvoir Army Garrison) and...

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#FridayFollow – Changing Lives Through Personal Finance and Financial Education

Nyesha Burton is an Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) working for the Department of the Army. She provides financial counseling and financial education to military families abroad in Germany. Nyesha thoroughly enjoys helping her clients gain a solid financial foundation, preparing them to make educated, sound decisions individually and collectively.AFCPE: What inspired...

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#FridayFollow: Financial Education, By Training and Passion

Meet Mia Russell, AFC®, a financial educator who leads the content strategy for Wells Fargo’s Hands on Banking®financial education program. In this role, she’s responsible for the development and enhancement of financial education curricula, resources, and tools for all! The available resources cater to youth, adults, seniors, military, entrepreneurs, and...

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#FridayFollow – “A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats”

Starlett Henderson is a freelancer who has a created a work life that fits the needs of her family and those whom she serves. She provides life skills services to nonprofit organizations, government contractors, and individuals based on their particular needs and timing. Starlett began her journey with AFCPE as...

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#Friday Follow: “A New and Fulfilling Career”

Alan Caldwell is a financial coach. Put simply, he helps people with their money: That means spending less, saving more, and getting on track to retire. Alan recently started his private practice, Customized Financial Coaching, after turning 60. One of the things we love about financial counseling, coaching, and education...

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#Friday Follow: “Communicating Family Finances”

Ashley LeBaron is a family finance researcher at the University of Arizona. As a researcher, she runs statistical tests and writes papers focusing on how money influences couple relationships and how parents teach their kids about money. She and her colleagues were recently published in the latest issue of the...

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#FridayFollow: Waking Up for Financial and Social Change

Judy Polyne, AFC® is a financial coach and educator, coaching clients towards their financial goals. Through her work as an adjunct professor at New York University (NYU), as well as with local nonprofit organizations, Judy teaches people what they need to understand financial wellness and how to build a brighter financial...

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#Friday Follow: Contribution Through Career Path

Dr. HanNa Lim, PhD is an assistant professor at Kansas State University researching and teaching personal finance. Her research focus includes college students’ financial wellness and the effects of family relationships on financial behavior. At the 2018 AFCPE Symposium, Dr. Lim and her colleague Frank Magwegwe won the Outstanding Symposium...

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#FridayFollow: “The Money Lady”

At the 2018 AFCPE Symposium, Madeleine Greene was presented the Distinguished Fellow of the Year award. Her acceptance of the award was followed by an emotional, yet empowering, speech telling stories of her time as AFC®. As a true pioneer in the AFCPE community, we thought it was only right...

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#Friday Follow: One Class. One Spark. The Career.

Ryan Law, AFC® is the Director of the Money Management Resource Center (MMRC) at Utah Valley University. Through the center, volunteer peer Financial Coaches educate students, faculty and staff through one-on-one counseling sessions and presentations on campus. When Ryan’s not working at the MMRC, he’s teaching courses as part of the...

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