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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.


Surviving Retirement: RMD’s

Retirement

May 30, 2017

As students of our profession, financial counselors are readily exposed to the necessary steps that lead to a successful and fulfilling retirement. We learn and pass on our knowledge about the importance of a spending plan, managing credit and debt, insurance, estate planning, the list goes on. However, while we account for the financial implications, too often we are not exposed to what it means to live in retirement. One term to know. Your RMD: Required Minimum Distribution.


The Pain of the PCS Process

Military

May 24, 2017

Four tips to help a military family plan, prepare, and save as they prepare for a relatively quick move this PCS season.


Surviving Retirement: It’s About Diversification

Retirement

May 16, 2017

As students in our profession, financial counselors are typically exposed to the necessary steps that lead to a successful and fulfilling retirement. We learn and pass on our knowledge about the importance of a spending plan, managing credit and debt, insurance, estate planning, the list goes on. However, while we account for the financial implications, too often we are not exposed to what it means to live in retirement. For me, living means continuing to maintain my certification and to work in this field.


Debt Collection: Know the Abuses...and Your Rights

Debt, Consumer Alert, Financial Education

May 09, 2017

AFCPE CONSUMER ALERT: Over 80 percent of Americans owe some form of debt, so it’s crucial that consumers have the knowledge and access to resources needed to ensure the financial security of themselves and their families.

Consumer Alert


Evaluate Yourself

Budget, Saving, Financial Education

May 02, 2017

The four questions that can lead them to financial freedom.

Financial Education


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