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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.


Wounded Warrior Project Provides Emergency Financial Assistance to Wounded Veterans

April 19, 2016

Through partnerships with the American Red Cross, Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE), Operation Homefront, SALUTE, INC., and USA Cares, WWP has shaped a financial assistance program that directly serves the needs of injured service members during their times of financial hardship.


FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Application Now Open: Financial-Readiness Program Helps Military Spouses Foster Their Own Careers

March 01, 2016

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation's Military Spouse Fellowship Program today opened the application process for its 2016 class of Military Spouse Fellows. The program provides military spouse recipients with the education and training needed to earn the Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) designation.


The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education Receives Accreditation for the AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor®) Certification from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

January 12, 2016

The NCCA accredited the Association for Financial Counseling & Education® (AFCPE®)'s AFC® certification for a five-year period, expiring December 31, 2020, during its recent meeting.


300 SECU staff now hold AFC® designation to bolster its financial counseling services

December 17, 2015

Earlier this year, State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) announced a plan to enhance its financial counseling services by certifying employees with the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) designation in partnership with the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®). In just a few short months, approximately 300 SECU employees have successfully earned the AFC designation – the highest standard of excellence in the field of financial counseling and education.


AFCPE® Award Winners Set the Standard for Financial Counseling & Education

December 01, 2015

"We are pleased to recognize the exceptional work done this year in financial counseling and education. This year's award winners represent innovation, expertise and leadership. Their work helps us set the standard and shape the future of the field," said AFCPE Executive Director, Rebecca Wiggins.


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