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Operation HOPE and AFCPE partner to certify HOPE Inside financial wellbeing coaches

October 03, 2018 ATLANTA – October 3, 2018 – Global financial dignity and economic empowerment nonprofit, Operation HOPE, Inc., announced today a partnership with the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) to certify HOPE financial wellbeing coaches with the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) designation. The AFC®certification program includes comprehensive life-cycle financial...

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Survey Finds Nearly Half of Georgians are Unprepared for Retirement

October 02, 2018 ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education®(AFCPE®) released results from a statewide survey that examined the retirement preparedness of Georgians. The survey, which was funded by a grant from the Investor Protection Trust in collaboration with Georgia Secretary of State, Brian P. Kemp, revealed that 42...

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Rethinking the 3 to 6 months Rule of Thumb in Financial Planning

August 22, 2018 Columbus, OH, August 22, 2018: The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) recently released results from a study examining the relationship between personal attitudes and asset allocations. Published in the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning (JFCP) as part of our special issue on health and finances, the study...

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Military Spouses Receive Fellowships to Conduct Financial Counseling

August 06, 2018 Full story available at http://www.finra.org/newsroom/2018/military-spouses-receive-fellowships-conduct-financial-counseling

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New Research Finds Link Between Financial Status and Body Weight

Poor financial status is associated with high BMI in both men and women. COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) - The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) released results from a national study that examines the association of financial status and body mass index (BMI). Published in the Journal of Financial Counseling...

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New Research Finds Link Between Financial Status and Body Weight

June 18, 2018 Poor financial status is associated with high BMI in both men and women. COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) - The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) released results from a national study that examines the association of financial status and body mass index (BMI). Published in the Journal...

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FINRA Foundation Seeks Applicants for Military Spouse Fellowship

March 01, 2018 Fellows Provide Military Service Members and Their Families with Financial Counseling and Education Services While Earning Professional AFC® Credential WASHINGTON — Starting today, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship is accepting applications for its 2018 class of financial Fellows — a unique program designed to increase...

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300 SECU staff now hold AFC® designation to bolster its financial counseling services

December 17, 2015 https://www.cuinsight.com/press-release/300-secu-staff-now-hold-afc-designation-to-bolster-its-financial-counseling-services

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AFCPE celebrates innovation and impact in the field of personal finance

December 06, 2017 Professionals recognized for good work in financial education, research and practice. PR Newswire release The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) annually recognizes the incredible innovation, work and leadership of its diverse community of members – financial professionals working across all areas of financial education, research...

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Military Spouses Receive Fellowships to Conduct Financial Counseling

August 06, 2018 Full story available at http://www.finra.org/newsroom/2018/military-spouses-receive-fellowships-conduct-financial-counseling

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National Financial Counseling Nonprofit Outlines Tips For Avoiding #1 Consumer Complaint Problem in US: Unlawful Debt Collection

May 09, 2017 AFCPE: Consumers Need to Be Aware of Dishonest Practices and How to Avoid Getting Scammed WESTERVILLE, OH – May 9, 2017 – Four out of five Americans owe some kind of debt and that makes many of us ripe targets for illicit operators that use illegal techniques to...

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Strong Need For Statewide Investor Education Push Seen In New Poll Showing Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Adults Have Financial Plans

April 03, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you saving and investing for retirement? If not, you are far from alone in Ohio. A new survey shows that well under half (41 percent) of Ohio adults have a financial plan for retirement. That is a major reason why six in-state and national organizations...

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