Going for my AFC certification: Taking the exam

I share my experiences preparing for and subsequently taking the AFC exam, including lessons learned along the way. More in this series: Why I decided to go for my AFC® certification Where I was a year later How I got … Read MoreRead More

Going for my AFC certification: How I got my 1,000 hours

I detail how I met the 1,000 Experience Hours requirement to become an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC). Two years ago, I decided to get my Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) certification. While I believe that you don’t need official credentials to … Read MoreRead More

Going for my AFC® certification: one year later

A year ago, I started going for my AFC® certification. Here is an update on how it’s going and what I’ve learned in the process. Last year, amidst a fair amount of personal turmoil (and not even talking about the … Read MoreRead More

Why I’m going for my AFC® certification

I started the process of becoming an Accredited Financial Counselor®, to gain more skills and for people who prefer want to work with certified professionals. Years ago, I wrote a post called, “Do you need to be certified in order … Read MoreRead More

Do you need to be certified in order to do your work?

  As a proponent of what I call “integrative financial coaching” I get to help people not only with improving their finances, but also help them heal their relationship to money, allowing them an easier path towards success in more … Read MoreRead More