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The AFCPE Blog is designed to provide new and insightful personal finance information for financial professionals – information that can be shared with both clients and consumers and provides new insights into education and practice.


Kids and Money

Budget, General, Financial Education

October 19, 2015

From the early years and beyond children should be taught these two truisms: Money does not grow on trees AND You don’t earn money just for breathing! Making money requires work. Keep in mind...


2015 AFCPE Symposium: 15 Reasons to *Learn *Share *Grow

Symposium, General, Financial Education

September 30, 2015

Each November financial professionals from all over the country come together for a professional development opportunity that is unlike any other in our field. With attendees representing financial...


AFCPE® Membership Spotlight: Susan Schroeder, AFC®

Symposium, #IamAFCPE, General, Financial Education

September 29, 2015

Susan Schroeder, AFC® strongly believes that financial empowerment interventions enable people to move forward and achieve financial well-being. For 10 years, she has focused her passion on...


Money, Debt & the Law 102: A Look at the National Landscape

Credit, General, Financial Education

September 22, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, recently issued it's Monthly Complaint Report for August 2015. The CFPB is the first federal agency that is totally focused on consumer financial...


Accredited Financial Counselors Are There for Everyone

General, Financial Education

September 18, 2015

This article was originally published on NerdWallet.com. Financial advisors help people with financial and retirement planning. Credit counselors excel at helping people saddled with debt. But...


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