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The AFCPE News Center keeps you up-to-date on initiatives and announcements around the important work we are doing to carry out our mission and vision.


National Financial Counseling Nonprofit Outlines Tips For Avoiding #1 Consumer Complaint Problem in US: Unlawful Debt Collection

May 09, 2017

Four out of five Americans owe some kind of debt and that makes many of us ripe targets for illicit operators that use illegal techniques to collect debts – including red ink that may never have been incurred. Today, the nonprofit and noncommercial Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) issued a first-ever Consumer Bulletin about consumer debt collection abuses.


Strong Need For Statewide Investor Education Push Seen In New Poll Showing Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Adults Have Financial Plans

April 03, 2017

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.


Poll of Ohio Adults to Show Need for Major Statewide Investor Education Program Launching in May

March 30, 2017

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


2017 FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Application Now Open

March 01, 2017

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


Announcing the 2016 AFCPE Award Winners: Celebrating Innovation, Expertise and Leadership in Financial Counseling & Education

December 08, 2016

"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."


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