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Laura Hendrix

Josh Fields and Ryan Nicodemus, two 30-something guys who ditched lucrative corporate careers for simpler lifestyles, are The Minimalists. You may have seen their movie, read the blog, visited the website, listened to the podcast or seen the challenge on Facebook. Their latest book is a collection of essays written... Read More >

Andrea Clark

I’m Andrea Clark and I have a problem. Numbers. I love them, and I’m proud to admit it. I graduated from college in 1992 with an engineering degree but entered the workforce at a time when virtual careers and telecommuting were not options. So, as a young military spouse, I... Read More >

Ted Digges

There are two mega trends that have converged to create a tremendous opportunity for both the financial services profession, and the men and women who have honorably served in the armed forces of the United States, along with their spouses. First, the financial services sector is largely comprised of aging... Read More >

Carrie L. Johnson

This research brief presents three articles related to housing affordability and homeownership in the U.S. Conclusions and implications from researchers are presented that may assist practitioners working with clients who are looking to either rent or become homeowners. “Weaknesses of Housing Affordability Indices Used by Practitioners” by M. D. Jewkes... Read More >

Jerry Buchko

So here we are again! Spring has arrived and with it the promised return of warmer weather, greenery, birdsong, and, of course, the eagerly awaited annual call for Symposium presenters! Every year we invite our research colleagues, student researchers, educators, counselors, and coaches from across AFCPE to put forward the... Read More >

Rebecca Wiggins

The AFCPE staff has been so busy over the last few months, it is hard to believe that Spring has sprung already! It is such a hopeful season with new life emerging all around, and we share that excitement and forward thinking for this organization and our field. Here are... Read More >

Susan Pascoe

The hot topic in the world of military finance is the Blended Retirement System (BRS). The Department of Defense (DOD) has been working diligently to help prepare and inform service members of this upcoming change. It was signed into law as part of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Pursuant... Read More >