Michael Byrne

For a financial counselor, working with a client’s federal student loan debt may seem daunting since student loans are rather unique and technical compared to other types of loan products. However, with a basic understanding of a few terms, regulations and resources, student loan issues can be easy to fix... Read More >

Michelle Budzien

NerdWallet is a website that consolidates the best deals on financial products, such as credit cards, insurance, mortgage rates, and more. It is a useful website to help consumers save time and money by providing information to help make educated financial decisions. The NerdWallet disclaimer states that their “financial service tools,... Read More >

Brenda Vaughn

#IamAFCPE, a campaign that began in the fall of 2016, allowed AFCPE® members and certified professionals the opportunity to showcase, through a one-minute video, the diverse impact that we are making in the lives of clients and students. I encourage you to view these videos on our YouTube channel and to continue sharing the impact you are... Read More >

Rebecca Wiggins

Happy New Year from the AFCPE® National Office! 2017 promises to be another exciting year as we implement a new strategic plan, and leverage the growth and accomplishments of 2016. The 2016 Annual Research and Training Symposium was a historic success with sold out attendance. We were thrilled to host the... Read More >