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The AFCPE Blog is designed to provide new and insightful personal finance information for financial professionals – information that can be shared with both clients and consumers and provides new insights into education and practice.


There's an App for That!

Technology, Budget

June 02, 2017

Luckily for smartphone users, there’s a variety of budgeting apps with a number of different features to meet your needs. Here are some things to consider when looking for a mobile budgeting tool.


Evaluate Yourself

Budget, Financial Education, Saving

May 02, 2017

The four questions that can lead them to financial freedom.

Financial Education


Preparing For Baby: Expect the Unexpected

Budget, Financial Education, Saving

June 16, 2016

Preparing for a baby is a challenge. Luckily, there are all types of websites to help guide you on what to expect when you’re about to become a parent. There are resources to advise you on the...


Money, Addictions & Assessments

Budget, General, Financial Education, Saving

June 01, 2016

The most common reason for large credit card debt, unpaid bills, and lack of savings is the result of overspending, or not living within our means. While this is common knowledge in our society,...


Daily Due Diligence (D3)

Budget, General, Financial Education

May 04, 2016

Author’s note: While recently counseling a soldier I discovered the conversation of investing was completely overridden by an ignorance of the “basics” –  monthly budget adherence and awareness of...


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