We meet you where you are.
No matter where you are in your financial life, chances are you could benefit from financial education and support.
An Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) is a fiduciary. This means that they are committed to doing what is best for you. When you work with an AFC, you receive financial education and guidance specific to your unique situation, goals, and needs.
An AFC Professional can:
Address your immediate money challenge.
Create a plan to achieve your unique goals and dreams.
Build a sustainable foundation for long-term financial well-being.
An AFC professional can help you get your financial bearings, tackle an immediate financial crisis, overcome debt, grow your savings, manage student loans, build a sound financial foundation, and connect you with trusted resources and professionals to support you at all stages of your financial life.
When working with a financial counselor, always look for the AFC mark. This designation assures you the professional has the education, experience, and highest ethical standards to help you through your specific financial challenges and opportunities.
To verify an AFC is in good standing, please visit the AFC Certification Verification page.
If you are looking for an AFC that is accepting new clients, you can use our search tool to Find an AFC.
*The Find an AFC search tool is for connecting clients with a counselor who is accepting new clients. This tool should not be used for verification purposes.