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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.

Accredited Financial Counselors Are There for Everyone

General, Financial Education

September 18, 2015

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

Staying at Home or Returning to Work: Financial Factors to Consider

Budget, General, Financial Education

September 09, 2015

Preparing for a baby is one of the most exciting and stressful experiences for new parents. There’s so much to do before baby comes, and only nine months to do it! That seems like a lot of time,...

Online Security Tips & Safeguards

General, Financial Education

September 01, 2015

Have you ever received an email indicating that your password for a routinely used website had been successfully changed?  This type of email is usually reassuring as an added measure of security....

Building the Bridge: Financial Therapy & Financial Counseling

Symposium, General, Financial Education

August 27, 2015

AFCPE® Membership Spotlight: Kristy Archuleta The theme of the 2015 AFCPE Symposium is Building the Bridge from Research to Practice. Kristy Archuleta is a great example of how each member of...

The True Value of Hobbies: Looking Beyond the Spreadsheet

Budget, General, Financial Education

August 03, 2015

“Your hobby costs how much?”  This is a question I have received many times through my life. It’s true, to some, my hobby seems expensive, maybe even exorbitant. But the truth is, the value of a...

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