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#Friday Follow – Coaching from the Heart

Kristy Tubbs is a woman on a mission. She is and the president of Piece of Heart Financial Counseling & Life Coaching, where she teaches people how to heal the heart from the pain of financial woes. In this interview, she shares about her journey from military spouse to financial...

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#FridayFollow – Remembering your Life Dreams

In a world where most of us “wear several hats,” we often lose sight of ourselves and our dreams. As an Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®), Walter Morris, is passionate about helping his clients dream again. In his work, he helps people remember their dreams and create a dream-inclusive financial roadmap -...

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#FridayFollow – “Focusing on U”

Vivian Padua is a financial coach and trainer who is passionate about helping clients become financially capable and mindful in their money management. Through her private practice, “Focus On U Coach”, she provides a wholistic approach to financial coaching, education, and training. When she isn’t working with clients, Vivian serves...

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#FridayFollow – Developing Critical Cross-Cultural Skills

We are proud to recognize Biola University as our newest AFCPE® Approved Education Program! AFCPE: What inspired you to work in the field of financial planning and education? Shane: The stock market captured my attention at a young age, and I just had to learn more. As I read and attended seminars,...

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Listening Between the Lines

Brandy Baxter is a 2011 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship recipient and financial coach. As a public speaker and owner of her own business Living Abundantly, she coaches and educates people on a variety of money matters, from budgeting to credit and debt management. In her work, she is truly...

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#Friday Follow – Making Financial Education a Requirement

Ann House is the Director of the Personal Money Management Center (PMMC) at The University of Utah. She provides financial education and services for students to obtain an education with as little debt as possible. Her goal is to give them the appropriate tools while achieving lifelong, successful financial outcomes....

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#FridayFollow – “The Pursuit of Happyness”

Stephen Newland is an AFC® in the Atlanta, GA area with a passion for helping people set and achieve their financial goals. He started volunteering as a money coach in 2010 and now works full time running the financial education programs at churches in Buckhead & Alpharetta, Georgia. AFCPE: When people ask...

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#Friday Follow – Money: It’s not about the numbers.

Interview with Jessica Moorhouse, AFCC® Jessica Moorhouse is a money expert, Accredited Financial Counsellor-Canada® & podcaster. Jessica talks to us about her passion, the ups and downs of being self-employed and her experience hosting the Mo’ Money Podcast. AFCPE: What inspired you to enter this field? Jessica: My passion for personal finance,...

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#FridayFollow – Helping people climb out from under the rock of fear

Adrian Klenz, AFC® is a financial counselor, educator and certified housing counselor. He’s also one of AFCPE’s AFC® Review Course instructors. When people ask what he does, he usually has to explain how his work differs from a financial advisor or a financial planner. Adrian: Usually people hear the word “financial” and think...

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#FridayFollow – The Truth about Wealth Will Set You Free

Deborah Owens is the Founder and CEO of WealthyU, a financial wellness company. She is on a mission to close the wealth gap that exists for women and minorities by providing a curriculum, coaching, accountability and support. AFCPE: What inspired you to enter this field? Deborah: I believe the wealth gap...

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#FridayFollow – Inspiring financial capability through the universal language of Hip Hop

Pamela Capalad, a Certified Financial Planner™ and Accredited Financial Counselor®, is a fee-only financial planner whose business is called Brunch & Budget. Why brunch, you might ask? Pam says that, “brunch gives us the space to have real, open, and vulnerable conversations. It's about getting to the heart of why we're...

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#FridayFollow: Making Finance & Economics Fun & Accessible!

Mario Fischel spent more than 20 years as manager of financial advisory programs at the World Bank.  Today, he works as a financial education specialist and is the creator of the innovative financial education game, Bulls & Bears. AFCPE: What was your inspiration for Bulls & Bears?  Mario: Bulls &...

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