What is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC)?

Of all the professional designations to look for when hiring a financial coach or counselor, the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) certification is regarded as one of the most highly respected credentials in the industry.

An Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) is a financial professional who teaches their clients sound financial principles so they can achieve their short and long-term financial goals.

What is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC)?

With an AFC’s guidance, you can:

Should You Hire an Accredited Financial Counselor?

- Pay Off Debt 

- Reverse Poor Money Habits

- Navigate the Financial Implications of Major Life Changes

- Create a Path to Financial Prosperity

What do Accredited Financial Counselors Have to Say About Hiring an AFC?

Dawn Torres-Gale, AFC® Our Money Goals

Jen Hemphill, AFC® JenHemphill.com

Garrett Philbin, AFC®, CMC® Be Awesome Not Broke

What Does it Take to Earn and Maintain the AFC certification?

Here’s a brief overview:

* AFC Education Requirements

* AFC Experience Requirements

* AFC Exam

* AFC Code of Ethics

* AFC Continuing Education Requirements

What AFCPE Leadership Says about the Value of AFC Certification

Rebecca Wiggins, Executive Director Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education

How to Find the Best Accredited Financial Counselor for You

With more than 3,000 active AFC certified professionals to choose from, you’re likely to find several who may be a good fit for you.