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What is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC)?

Accredited Financial Counselors have certified skills to assist individuals and families in the complex process of financial decision-making, including the ability to:

  Educate clients in sound financial principles.

  Assist clients in the process of overcoming their financial indebtedness.

  Help clients identify and modify ineffective money management behaviors.

  Guide clients in developing successful strategies for achieving their financial goals.

  Support clients as they work through their financial challenges.

  Help clients develop new perspectives on the dynamics of money in relation to family, friends, and individual self-esteem.


Other Financial Designations - AAMA Accredited Asset Management Specialist - AEP Accredited Estate Planner - ABA Accredited Business Accountant - ATA Accredited Tax Advisor - ATP Accredited Tax Preparer - Board Certified Programs

        BCE Board Certified in Estate Planning

        BCI Board Certified in Insurance

        BCM Board Certified in Mutual Funds

        BCS Board Certified in Securities - CAA Certified Annuity Advisor - CAIA Chartered Alternative InvestmentAnalyst - CAP Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy - CCP Certified College Planning Specialist - CDP Certified Divorce Planner - CEA Certified Estate Advisor - CEP Certified Estate Planner - CEBS Certified Employee Benefit Specialist - CFM Certified in Financial Management - CFG Certified Financial Gerontologist - CFP Certified Financial Planner - CFS Certified Fund Specialist - CIMC Certified Investment Management Consultant - CLTC Certified in Long-Term Care - CMA Certified Management Accountant - CPHD Certified Philanthropic Development - CPA Certified Public Accountant - CPA/PFS Certified Public Accountant Personal Financial Specialist - CPC Certified Pension Consultant - CRA Certified Retirement Administrator - CRC Certified Retirement Counselor - CCRA Certified Review Appraiser - CSA Certified Senior Advisor - CSS Certified Senior Specialist - CSTSA Certified Specialist in Tax Sheltered Accounts - CFA Chartered Financial Analyst - ChFC Chartered Financial Consultant - CIC Chartered Investment Counselor - CLU Chartered Life Underwriter - CLF Chartered Leadership Fellow - CMFC Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor - CPCU Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter - CRPC Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor - CRPS Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist - EA Enrolled Agent - EA Enrolled Agent - ELS Estate Law Specialist  

        FFSI Fellow, Financial Services Institute

        FIC Fraternal Insurance Counselor

        FLMI Fellow Life Management Institute

        ICB Institute of Certified Bankers

        CTFA Certified Trust and Financial Advisor

        CRSP Certified Retirement Services Professional

        CSOP Certified Securities Operations Professionals

        CCTS Certifies Corporate Trust Specialist

        CRCM Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager

        CLBB Certified Lender Business Banker

        CFSSP Certified Financial Services Security Professional

        CISP Certified IRA Services Professional

        CFMP Certified Financial Marketing Professional

        ACEP Accredited Continuing Education Provider


An accredited college only JD Juris Doctor  & LLM Masters in Law - LUTC Life Underwriter Training Council - MS Master of Science Degree - MSFS Master of Science in Financial Services

www.cpapfs - PFS Personal Financial Specialists - QPA Qualified Pension Administrator - QFP Qualified Financial Planner - REBC Registered Employee Benefits Consultant - RFA Registered Financial Associate - RFC Registered Financial Consultant - RFE Registered Financial Engineer - RFP Registered Financial Planner - RHU Registered Health Underwriter

RIA Registered Investment Advisor not a professional designation

RMU Registered Mortgage Underwriter unable to find - RP Registered Paraplanner - RPP Registered Paraplanner


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