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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.


It's Time to Break out the Blender!

Military

July 11, 2017

Let's Talk Blended Retirement. There is a big change coming for the men and women serving in our armed forces, and it has the potential to significantly impact how they save and plan for retirement. This change is known as the Blended Retirement System or BRS.

Financial Education


The Pain of the PCS Process

Military

May 24, 2017

Four tips to help a military family plan, prepare, and save as they prepare for a relatively quick move this PCS season.


Advice for (Accidental) Landlords

Housing, Military, Financial Education

July 06, 2016

For many military families, summertime means moving time. With the approach of a PCS, you may find yourself faced with decisions about what to do with the home you have purchased at your current...


AFCPE Membership Spotlight: Jen Hemphill, AFC®

Military, #IamAFCPE, Financial Education

May 25, 2016

Jen Hemphill is a mom, wife, mentor, money coach and entrepreneur. She is passionate about teaching busy, go-getter women how to effectively use their money as a tool to live their best life. This...


A Military Spouse Perspective: Pursuing a Career as a Financial Counselor

Military, General

March 22, 2016

My early financial education was given to me by my parents, sort of unintentionally and mostly from observation.   As I grew up and became an adult, I learned some better financial practices from...


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