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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.


Become a Gold Medal Saver

Saving

March 02, 2018

Many things go into the making of an Olympic champion.  Skill, hard work, dedication, sacrifice – and often a coach to help the athlete realize his/her full potential. Becoming a champion saver requires the same. A commitment to save, sacrifice – and yes, a financial coach – can help you achieve Savings Gold! 


America Saves Week: Bridging the Savings Gap

Saving

February 28, 2018

With so many obstacles to saving, how do we help bridge the savings gap for individuals and families, helping to turn savings goals into successful realities and small steps into lasting financial well-being?

#BridgingtheGap


Call for Applications: 2018 AFCPE® Certification Council

February 13, 2018

We are seeking three professionals to serve on the 2018 AFCPE Certification Council. Applications Accepted Through Monday, February 19, 2018.


3 Things to Consider for a Meaningful Practicum Experience

February 05, 2018

For those who are new to the profession, practicum, or experience, hours offer the opportunity to gain the confidence, skills, and connections that will long serve you throughout your career. To help other AFC candidates who are navigating the experience requirement, I queried some fellow AFC professionals to share their advice. Here are 3 tried and true suggestions.


What Is Hygge? How can it help us live better, be happier, and save more?

Saving

January 29, 2018

Studies show it isn’t more money that makes us happy, it is not being stressed about our money that makes us happy! Saving money does increase our endorphins! It’s never too late to start!


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