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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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Poll of Ohio Adults to Show Need for Major Statewide Investor Education Program Launching in May

March 30, 2017 "Building a Bridge": Public TV Documentary, 3 Community Events & Pro Bono Financial Counseling and Planning Part of Ambitious Campaign Across Ohio. COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®), which administers standards and accreditation for Accredited Financial Counselors® (AFC®), Financial Fitness Coaches™...

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2017 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Application Now Open

March 01, 2017 http://www.finra.org/newsroom/2017/2017-finra-foundation-military-spouse-fellowship-application-now-open

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Announcing the 2016 AFCPE Award Winners: Celebrating Innovation, Expertise and Leadership in Financial Counseling & Education

December 08, 2016 WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) is pleased to announce the 2016 AFCPE Award Winners. Each year, AFCPE members have the opportunity to nominate colleagues who are doing exceptional work in the field of personal finance. All nominees go through a rigorous...

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Ask an AFC®: Helping Louisville Achieve Financial Goals

November 14, 2016 Monday, November 14, Louisville, KY – In partnership with Louisville Metro Department of Community Services and the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®), on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17, 2016 more than 50 participants in the Louisville Community Financial Empowerment Certification Program and employees from Goodwill Industries...

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Visa and AFCPE® Announce New, Free Financial Counseling Program for Veterans

November 11, 2016 Friday, November 11, Washington, DC – Visa Inc. and the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) today announced the launch of a new program designed to provide veterans with professional financial management support. The Visa Veterans Financial Outreach Program will provide free, unbiased financial counseling with the initial goal...

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Changing the Financial Mindset: AACUC Partners with AFCPE to Provide Accessible Professional Certification

October 25, 2016 Monday, October 25, Westerville, OH: Aligning with shared values of professional development and diversity, the Association of Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) and the African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) are proud to announce their partnership to provide the highest standard of professional certification training to credit union...

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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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AFCPE partners with The Counselor’s Corner to expand professional development programming for financial counselors & educators

May 19, 2016 Monday, May 9, 2016: The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) is partnering with The Counselor’s Corner, Inc. (TCC), a leading provider of online education and resources for housing professionals, to expand professional development. This collaboration will enhance certification opportunities for nonprofit housing counseling providers as well...

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Wounded Warrior Project Provides Emergency Financial Assistance to Wounded Veterans

April 19, 2016 http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wounded-warrior-project-provides-emergency-financial-assistance-to-wounded-veterans-300253316.html

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FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Application Now Open: Financial-Readiness Program Helps Military Spouses Foster Their Own Careers

March 01, 2016 http://www.finra.org/newsroom/2016/finra-foundation-military-spouse-fellowship-application-now-open

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The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education Receives Accreditation for the AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor®) Certification from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

January 12, 2016 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCCA accredited the Association for Financial Counseling & Education® (AFCPE®)'s AFC® certification for a five-year period, expiring December 31, 2020, during its recent meeting. AFCPE is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to educating, training, and certification of financial counselors, coaches, educators,...

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