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AFCPE Member Spotlight: Jean Lown


May 21, 2014

Member Spotlight Jean Lown, PhD. is a professor in the Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University where she teaches investing, retirement and estate planning....

Financial Planning For Women, Personal Finance, #IamAFCPE, Member Spotlight

Test Your Credit Score Knowledge with for a Chance to Win $500


May 16, 2014

Your credit score can affect many parts of your financial life. And while the large majority of consumers have basic knowledge about credit scores, there are a few knowledge gaps according to the...

AFC Student Blog Series Part 6: Preparing for Exams


May 09, 2014

After completing the reading materials for the AFC course, I am now ready to start the review.  With practice questions and answers included in the back of the books, I can conveniently test my...

AFC Student Blog Series Part 5


May 02, 2014

It’s understandable that many of us do not like to engage in estate planning---it can be a little overwhelming. However, it is important to "nip it in the bud" and start the preparation early so...

AFC Student Blog Series Part 4


April 25, 2014

As I progress in my studies for the AFC®, I realize just how valuable a budget is and that it really is the foundation to having your finances in order. This is especially evident as I read...

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