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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.


The Most Under-Utilized Tool for Gaining Control of your Finances

Budget, Military, General

March 06, 2015

Working part time as a PFC, I help military families regain control of their finances.  Some come to see me as an order from their commander while others come voluntarily, looking to regain control...


15 Easy Frugal Living Tips that Lead to Savings

General, Financial Education

February 27, 2015

Sometimes the easiest ways to save money fall close to home. For so many, just the thought of changing a spending habit in order to save more money causes a cold sweat and heart palpitations. But...


Two Organizations Shaping the Landscape of Financial Literacy

General

February 26, 2015

A primary focus of America Saves week is for organizations to promote good savings behavior among individuals nationwide, and a large aspect of this promotion is building awareness and providing...


AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Rita Green

#IamAFCPE, General, Financial Education

February 24, 2015

AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Rita Green Dr. Rita Green understands the importance of savings and the positive impact it has on families. “Saving money is an important element in the financial...


Broaden Your Strategies for Saving

Budget, General, Financial Education

February 24, 2015

Rational explanations for not saving typically follow expressions like: “I’d like to save, but…”, or “I think saving is important, but…” Intuitively, we know we should save. The importance of...


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