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#Raise Your AFCPE Voice 2018

When I received the notification that I could attend the 2018 AFCPE Symposium, thanks to a scholarship from FINRA Foundation for military spouse fellows, I had no idea how much of an impact it would have on me.  How do you put into words the feeling of having your purpose...

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#FridayFollow – AFC In Action: Running for the State Representative Seat

Naomi Bechtold, AFC® is a true example of a qualified motivator of financial change. She is an Extension Educator from Purdue University who is running for an Indiana State Representative seat. In this week’s Friday Follow, Naomi shares why she felt called to “raise her voice” and run for a House...

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Accept the Challenge: Support Students Who are Passionate about Personal Finance

Together we can make a difference today for students who will make a difference tomorrow. https://afcpe.buckeyedev.com/support Long-time AFCPE Member, Ryan Ritter, AFC®, invites you to accept the challenge! Accept the Challenge! Support AFCPE Students Help us meet our goal of $10K in just 10 days. The more you help, the...

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#FridayFollow – The Truth about Wealth Will Set You Free

Deborah Owens is the Founder and CEO of WealthyU, a financial wellness company. She is on a mission to close the wealth gap that exists for women and minorities by providing a curriculum, coaching, accountability and support. AFCPE: What inspired you to enter this field? Deborah: I believe the wealth gap...

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#FridayFollow – Inspiring financial capability through the universal language of Hip Hop

Pamela Capalad, a Certified Financial Planner™ and Accredited Financial Counselor®, is a fee-only financial planner whose business is called Brunch & Budget. Why brunch, you might ask? Pam says that, “brunch gives us the space to have real, open, and vulnerable conversations. It's about getting to the heart of why we're...

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#FridayFollow: Making Finance & Economics Fun & Accessible!

Mario Fischel spent more than 20 years as manager of financial advisory programs at the World Bank.  Today, he works as a financial education specialist and is the creator of the innovative financial education game, Bulls & Bears. AFCPE: What was your inspiration for Bulls & Bears?  Mario: Bulls &...

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Get to Know the AFCPE Community: Financial Literacy Month Spotlights

Every April, we join the personal finance field in celebrating Financial Literacy Month – a national effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. This year, we are taking this opportunity to connect, raise awareness for and celebrate the AFCPE® community –...

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Working Together to Strengthen the Continuum of Care

The AFCPE® professional membership network is made up of professionals from diverse areas of expertise, uniquely convening professionals across a vast continuum of care. To better serve our clients and positively impact financial wellbeing in our country, we believe it is essential that we work together to build a more integrated...

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AFC® Spotlight: Mikelann Valterra, MA, AFC®

At AFCPE, we love seeing AFC® professionals whose passion shines through the work that they do, and who inspire others in creative and innovative ways! Our professionals come from different backgrounds and varying life experiences, but they all share an unwavering commitment to helping others achieve lasting financial wellbeing. Get to...

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AFC® Candidate Spotlight: Michael Thomas Jr.

While we all come from different backgrounds and varying life experiences, we share an unwavering commitment to helping others achieve lasting financial wellbeing. At AFCPE, we love seeing AFC candidates whose passion shines through the work that they do, and who inspire others in creative and innovative ways! After watching...

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AFCPE Strategic Report 2016

Dear AFCPE Members, Professionals, Partners and Change Agents, As we come off of an inspiring week of new research, new ideas and new connections that only the AFCPE® Symposium can provide, I find myself reflecting on the incredible strides our organization and community has made over the last few years. We have...

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#IamAFCPE, You are AFCPE®, We are AFCPE

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead The theme of the 2016 AFCPE Symposium, November 16-18, in Louisville, KY is “Racing for the Triple Crown: Achieving Accreditation, Educating Clients, Changing Behaviors.” While naturally coordinating with...

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