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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.


AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Jen Hemphill, AFC®

#IamAFCPE, Military, Financial Education

May 25, 2016

Jen Hemphill is a mom, wife, mentor, money coach and entrepreneur. She is passionate about teaching busy, go-getter women how to effectively use their money as a tool to live their best life. This...


A Military Spouse Perspective: Pursuing a Career as a Financial Counselor

Military, General

March 22, 2016

My early financial education was given to me by my parents, sort of unintentionally and mostly from observation.   As I grew up and became an adult, I learned some better financial practices from...


The Power of Financial Counseling & Education

Military, Saving, Financial Education

February 27, 2016

As America Saves & Military Saves Week come to an end, we share a story that reminds us of the power of financial counseling and education. Recently, a soon-to-retire service member came to...


Loose Change: An Unexpected Path to Savings Success

Military, General, Saving, Financial Education

February 23, 2016

Forgotten Money Turns to Savings Whether a jar, a tray or a drawer, we all have a place where our loose change accumulates. Just sitting in these forgotten places, our loose change grows, but it...


AFCPE® Op Ed: A response to “Why Service Members Should Receive Financial Literacy Training”

Military, General, Financial Education

July 30, 2015

[caption id="attachment_613" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Gordon, from www.taskandpurpose.com[/caption] Marissa Cruz wrote an important article,...


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