AFCPE® Announced 2022 Award Recipients Impacting the Personal Finance Field

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2022 (PRNewswire.com) -- The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) recognized 11 individuals, organizations, special projects, and initiatives expanding access to personal finance resources and education across the country as part of its 2022 AFCPE Awards. More than 20 award nominations were peer-reviewed, and honorees were...

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FINRA Foundation Announces 2022 Military Spouse Fellows

WASHINGTON, October 5, 2022 (Newswire.com) - The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) announced today the 2022 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship recipients. Forty-five military spouses representing more than 40 bases globally will receive free training and assessment to earn their...

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The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) Announces Rachael DeLeon as New Executive Director

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, September 14, 2022 – The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) announced today, after conducting a national executive search, that Rachael DeLeon will serve as its new executive director, effective September 1, 2022. DeLeon has been a part of AFCPE’s team for nearly nine years serving...

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AFCPE® and FINRA Foundation provide finance career opportunities for military spouses through fellowship program

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The FINRA Investor Education Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship program is accepting applications for its 2022 class of Spouse Fellows. The national program offers military spouses the opportunity to earn a career-enhancing financial credential — the AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor®) certification — while working with...

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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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