The AFCPE Blog is designed to provide new and insightful personal finance information for financial professionals – information that can be shared with both clients and consumers and provides new insights into education and practice.
Interview with Ann House, AFC® and AFCPE® Member.
#IamAFCPE, #MyWhy, Financial Education
Interview with Mario Fischel, AFCPE Member and the founder of Bulls & Bears Mario Fischel spent more than 20 years as manager of financial advisory programs at the World Bank. Today, he works as a financial education specialist and is the creator of the innovative financial education game, Bulls & Bears.
Monday, December 11 at 11:30 AM ET. Featuring special hosts Heather McCulloch, director of Closing the Women's Wealth Gap, and Tom Shapiro, author and thought-leader on the racial wealth gap.
When individuals seem to be facing the same financial challenges repeatedly, it’s a good bet that their behavior is actually fulfilling an important emotional need. By identifying the motivation and emotional payoffs for their seemingly irrational behavior, they can either work through those needs or use strategies to get their needs met in less financially demanding ways.
We’ve all heard the old adage: give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day, but teach a man to fish, and he’ll never be hungry again. It was with that in mind that MAX by AccessLex® was designed, to be a sort of personal finance bait and tackle box, if you will. A first-of-its-kind comprehensive, innovative and effective financial education program created expressly for law students. With its in-depth curriculum and multi-faceted approach, MAX was built to drive the knowledge gain and behavior change essential to making sound financial decisions while in school — and in life.