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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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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