National Financial Nonprofit & Top Divorce Financial Strategist™ Partner to Create Unique Training for Financial Professionals

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The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE®), a leading national nonprofit that educates and certifies financial professionals, and a top expert on the financial aspects of divorce are partnering to create a new and unique training program for financial professionals.

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“It is no surprise that divorce affects women emotionally, but it also affects her financially –and those impacts can be even more detrimental and long-lasting to her and her family.”

A leading national nonprofit that educates and certifies financial professionals and a top expert on the financial aspects of divorce are partnering to create a new and unique training program for financial professionals.

The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE®), a non-profit professional organization committed to educating, training, and certifying financial counselors and educators, is joining with Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™, a nationally recognized Divorce Financial Strategist™, best-selling author, and leading expert on the financial aspects of divorce for women, to provide critical professional development opportunities for financial professionals.

This fall, AFCPE and Landers will introduce “Divorce Financial Professional Training,” during an educational webinar open to all financial professionals interested in this continuing education topic. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 7, from 12-1 PM ET. Visit the AFCPE Continuing Education Library for more information. Landers will also lead a workshop at the 2015 AFCPE Research & Training Symposium in Jacksonville, Florida on November 18-20, 2015.

“AFCPE is thrilled to partner with divorce financial expert Jeff Landers to focus on an issue that is prevalent in this country,” says Rebecca Wiggins, AFCPE Executive Director. “Financial professionals see the emotional and financial complexities of divorce regularly. As a leader in financial education, AFCPE is committed to helping its certified professionals and members guide women through this difficult period in their lives.”

“It is no surprise that divorce affects women emotionally, but it also affects her financially –and those impacts can be even more detrimental and long-lasting to her and her family,” adds Landers, founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors, LLC, a divorce financial advisory firm that works exclusively with women throughout the United States. “There is a synergy between the work Divorce Financial Strategists™ do and the work of financial counselors and educators. By collaborating, we can build on our shared strengths and ultimately, better educate and support women and families going through divorce.”

Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™, is the author of the Amazon best-selling books, Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally® –What Women Need To Know About Securing Their Financial Future Before, During, And After Divorce, Volumes I and II and Think Financially, Not Emotionally® −A Woman's Guide To Financial Security After Divorce (to be published Fall 2015).

He is also the founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors, LLC, a divorce financial advisory firm that works exclusively with women throughout the United States, and the creator of ThinkFinancially.com, a website created to educate, empower, and support women before, during, and after divorce.

Landers writes “Divorce Dollars and Sense,” a weekly blog for Forbes.com about the financial aspects of divorce for women, and he contributes articles regularly to The Huffington Post, DailyWorth, More.com, Lawyers.com, and many other publications.

The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to educating, training, and certificating financial counselors, educators, and other related professionals. AFCPE certification represents the highest standards of excellence in the field of financial counseling and education and AFPCE programs, nationally recognized by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Defense, provide professionals with the knowledge and skills to help individuals and families from all walks of life make more effective financial decisions. AFCPE supports its members by providing career advancement and professional development opportunities, including exceptional financial education trainings, the Journal for Financial Counseling & Planning and an Annual Research & Training Symposium.

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