Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) Certification: Approved University Program Pathway
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ACCREDITED FINANCIAL COUNSELOR® is a certification program designed specifically for students enrolled in personal finance, financial counseling, personal financial planning, and consumer science majors at an approved university. It is guided by research, rooted in academia, and designed to provide the knowledge and experience to meet individuals and families where they are, help them build a strong financial foundation, realize their goals, and achieve lasting financial well-being.

Association for Financial Counseling and Education (AFCPE®)
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Price is for Distance Learning Program. Additional pricing available based on type of studying.
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Resource Type
Comprehensive Curriculum/Program
Target Users
Student, self-directed study
Grade Level
Adult Consumer, College & young adult
Order Phone Number
(614) 368-1055
Jump$tart Standards
  • CD1 - Analyze the costs and benefits of various types of credit
  • CD2 - Summarize a borrower's rights and responsibilities related to credit reports
  • CD3 - Apply strategies to avoid or correct debt management problems
  • CD4 - Summarize major consumer credit laws
  • EI1 - Explore job and career options
  • EI2 - Compare sources of personal income and compensation
  • EI3 - Analyze factors that affect net income
  • FDM1 - Recognize the responsibilities associated with personal financial decisions
  • FDM2 - Use reliable resources when making financial decisions
  • FDM3 - Summarize major consumer protection laws
  • FDM4 - Make criterion-based financial decisions by systematically considering alternatives and consequences
  • FDM5 - Apply communication strategies when discussing financial issues
  • FDM6 - Analyze the requirements of contractual obligations
  • FDM7 - Control personal information
  • FDM8 - Use a personal financial plan
  • I1 - Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals
  • I2 - Evaluate investment alternatives
  • I3 - Demonstrate how to buy and sell investments
  • I4 - Investigate how agencies protect investors and regulate financial markets and products
  • RMI1 - Identify common types of risks and basic risk management methods
  • RMI2 - Justify reasons to use property and liability insurance
  • RMI3 - Justify reasons to use health, disability, long-term care and life insurance
  • SS1 - Develop a plan for spending and saving
  • SS2 - Develop a system for keeping and using financial records
  • SS3 - Describe how to use different payment methods
  • SS4 - Apply consumer skills to spending and saving decisions

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