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Become a certified motivator of financial change

A community built on passion and expertise

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AFCPE certification empowers you to make a difference in your community…and it makes a difference in your career!

Are you passionate about helping people with their money so they can improve their lives?
If so, you’re in the right place.

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We ensure the highest level of knowledge, skill and integrity of the personal finance profession by certifying, connecting and supporting diverse professionals who serve communities worldwide.

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3,200 Certified Professionals Worldwide

AFCPE certified professionals work in nonprofit organizations, banks/credit unions, private practice, higher education, military, and government. 

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Including our semi-annual research journal, our quarterly newsletter, and our Monthly Minute e-newsletter.

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1,450 Devoted AFCPE Community Members

AFCPE® Membership enhances your work and career by providing you with resources such as free professional development and a strong community.

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BEN A MERCADO, AFC®

“I became an AFC® to give opportunities to clients that want financial change. My work requires professional development and to implement methods that promote that social change. I feel that AFCPE® sets high standards for professionals to achieve.”

DOMINIQUE REESE, AFC® , FFC®

“With this designation I'm able to provide not only the fundamentals of money management, but I'm also able to coach and encourage my clients so they can build assets and grown in their financial life.”

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Overwhelmed is a word I hear frequently as a financial counselor and with good reason. When our finances are out of control, we feel “overwhelmed.” And, oftentimes, it can feel even more overwhelming to reach out for help only to receive advice with unfamiliar terminology or a plan we don’t...

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