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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.

NEEDs and WANTs: Finding a Balance

Budget, General, Financial Education

May 06, 2015

Sometimes we just need to get back to the basics. What is your definition of a need? How do you define a want? A popular movement in America is the minimalist approach. By their lifestyle and...

AFCPE’s Field Research Survey

Symposium, Financial Education

April 30, 2015

Initial Results and Continuing the Discussion As Financial Literacy Month comes to an end, we are excited to share the results of AFCPE’s Field Research Survey. The survey results represent the...

April is National Financial Literacy Month

General, Financial Education

April 01, 2015

AFCPE: Building the Bridge from Research to Practice The goal of the Financial Literacy effort is to provide consumers with the knowledge and skills they need to make good financial decisions on...

AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Madeleine Greene, AFC®

Symposium, General, Financial Education

March 25, 2015

Membership Spotlight: Madeleine Greene, 2014 AFCPE® Financial Counselor of the Year Madeleine Greene is an award-winning educator, speaker, author, TV and radio show host and value-oriented penny...

A (Simple) Solution to the Widening Wealth Gap

General, Financial Education

March 10, 2015

Drum Roll…. The rich are getting richer. We know, next subject please. We can whittle away a lifetime wishing our grass was as green as that next door--too many of us do. Instead, I think I...

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