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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.

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...

AFCPE Symposium: Value to Education and Career


April 24, 2014

As I have pursued degrees in Personal Financial Planning, first from the University of Missouri and now from Texas Tech University, each fall I have made an effort to go to at least one of a...

AFC Student Blog Series Part 3


April 18, 2014

I enjoy studying for the AFC® because so many topics hit close to home. My reading is constantly distracted because I am looking over my bank account and credit card statements to make sure my debt...

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