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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.


Advice for (Accidental) Landlords

Housing, Financial Education, Military

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®

Financial Education, #IamAFCPE, Military

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...


The Power of Financial Counseling & Education

Financial Education, Saving, Military

February 27, 2016

As America Saves & Military Saves Week come to an end, we share a story that reminds us of the power of financial counseling and education. Recently, a soon-to-retire service member came to...


Loose Change: An Unexpected Path to Savings Success

Financial Education, Saving, Military, General

February 23, 2016

Forgotten Money Turns to Savings Whether a jar, a tray or a drawer, we all have a place where our loose change accumulates. Just sitting in these forgotten places, our loose change grows, but it...


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