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AFCPE Members Recognized for Innovative Work in Building Economic Security in Their Communities

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) Awards recognize individuals and organizations across the country who elevate the personal finance field through innovation, expertise, leadership, and mentorship. "AFCPE Members' dedication to building financial capability in their communities continues to amaze and...

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2021 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellows Announced

Financial readiness is closely tied to military readiness WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to increase the financial capability of service members and their spouses, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship awarded 50 fellowships to military spouses seeking to earn their AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor®) designation. The national program, funded...

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AICCFC and AFCPE Announce Partnership to Expand Educational Opportunities for their Members

August 25, 2021 – Today, the American Institute of Certified College Financial Consultants (AICCFC) and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) announced a partnership that will enable members of each organization to benefit from expanded educational opportunities to both enhance their skills and better serve their clients. Founded in...

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Are You Passionate About Helping People with Their Money to Improve Their Lives?

Are You Passionate About Helping People with Their Money to Improve Their Lives? WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) is excited to offer scholarships to individuals and community-based organizations who are passionate about helping people with their money, and seeking the knowledge and skills of...

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AFCPE® and FINRA Foundation Seek Applicants for Military Spouse Fellowship

Spouse Fellows increase the financial capability of service members and families while earning a career-enhancing counseling credential WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The FINRA Investor Education Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship program is accepting applications for its 2021 class of Spouse Fellows. The national program offers military spouses the opportunity...

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Building Capacity for Financial Security in Underserved Communities

Scholarships provide much needed access to personal finance certification and training WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) recently awarded Strategic Impact Fund certification and training scholarships to 11 nonprofit organizations. Additionally, with the support of the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), 100 AFC® certification scholarships...

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Award-winning AFCPE Members develop programming and research to strengthen economic security in their communities

WESTERVILLE, OH -- The 2020 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) Awards recognize individuals and organizations across the country who elevate the personal finance field through innovation, expertise, leadership, and mentorship. “I am inspired by our AFCPE Members’ continued dedication to providing accessible financial education and counseling in...

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FINRA Foundation News: Military Spouses Receive Fellowships to Conduct Financial Counseling

WASHINGTON (August 27, 2020) – Military service members and their families often face unique financial challenges complicated by frequent moves, cost of living adjustments and un- or underemployment of military spouses. In an ongoing effort to increase the financial capability of service members and their spouses, the FINRA Investor Education...

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NEFE, AFCPE Partner to Support Diverse Communities

July 29, 2020 - NEFE is launching this initiative through a partnership with the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) to fully sponsor the training and credentialing of 100 new Accredited Financial Counselors® (AFC®), all of which will be people of color. AFCPE does important work to ensure...

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Wells Fargo Foundation Expands Free Virtual Financial Coaching to Help with COVID-19 Hardships

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With record numbers of U.S. adults filing for unemployment, and many people facing a lower income amid COVID-19, the Wells Fargo Foundation is supporting national nonprofits in expanding virtual financial coaching services, cost-free, to help the public adapt in these challenging times. These efforts are part of the Wells Foundation’s $175...

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National Disability Institute and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® Launch Financial Inclusion Essentials

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2020) – National Disability Institute (NDI) and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) have officially launched Financial Inclusion Essentials, a self-paced online course with six modules designed for financial counselors, financial coaches, disability service providers and others who want to learn more about...

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State Employees’ Credit Union Awarded AFCPE® 2019 Setting the Standard Award

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) was recently honored with the 2019 Setting the Standard Award by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®).  SECU earned the Award in recognition of its efforts to enhance its financial counseling services by certifying employees with the...

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