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Financial Management Competency, Financial Resources, Locus of Control, and Financial Wellness

Guided by a proactive coping theory, this online, cross-sectional study examined whether income, savings, debt service-to-income ratio, reluctance to think about finances, locus of control, and financial management competency were related to...

Assessing College Student Needs for Comprehensive Financial Counseling

Financial Stress, Coping Strategy, and Academic Achievement of College Students

What Are Student Loan Borrowers Thinking? Insights From Focus Groups on College Selection and Student Loan Decision Making


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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 Consumer...

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#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

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Ambitious Statewide "Building the Bridge" Program Launched to Encourage More Ohio Residents to Save and Invest for Retirement; Events Planned in Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati/Dayton.


"Building a Bridge": Public TV Documentary, 3 Community Events & Pro Bono Financial Counseling and Planning Part of Ambitious Campaign Across Ohio.


Opportunity for Military Spouses to Earn A Career-Enhancing Credential While Providing Financial Readiness to Military Service Members and Families.


"This year's award winners represent diversity in innovation, expertise and leadership," said AFCPE Executive Director, Rebecca Wiggins. "Our members are making incredible accomplishments across financial education, research, and practice – setting the standard for the important work happening in our field."


For the participants in the Community Financial Empowerment Certification Program, this opportunity provides value twofold. It allows them to build upon the knowledge they are learning in their training, by working with a highly skilled and qualified AFC® certified professional; but it also allows them to take a moment to focus on their financial needs. For social service providers who are continually putting the needs of others first, this event provides the chance to build financial empowerment and well-being in their lives.


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 of assisting 1,500 veterans over the next year. 


Aligning with shared values of professional development and diversity, the Association of Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) and the African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) are proud to announce their partnership to provide the highest standard of professional certification training to credit union professionals.


By FINRA

Today, Pombar is ready to launch a new fight to help other military families take charge of their personal finances as one of 50 select participants in the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) 2016 Military Spouse Fellowship.


The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) is partnering with The Counselor’s Corner, Inc. (TCC), a leading provider of online education and resources for housing professionals, to expand professional development.


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