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NMFA Accepting Applications for the Military Spouse Fellowship for Accredited Financial Counselor Program

The National Military Family Association (NMFA) in association with the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) and the NASD Investor Education Foundation is pleased to announce applications are being accepted for the Military Spouse Fellowship for the Accredited Financial Counselor® Program. This program will provide hundreds of military spouses with the education necessary to enter the financial counseling career field.

The fellowship covers the costs associated with completing the Associated Financial Counselor (AFC) training and testing. Upon successful completion of the program and required practicum, the participant will be awarded the Accredited Financial Counselor designation from AFCPE.

Many employers such as credit unions, financial aid offices, and community housing agencies need well-trained, ethical and caring financial counselors to meet the increasing demand for financial counseling services. Military spouses can fill this need while building a rewarding career that is flexible to the demands of the military family lifestyle.

Apply now. Applications are only accepted online, www.nmfa.org/fellowship -- see this website for updates on application requirements and deadlines.

About NMFA
The National Military Family Association is the only national organization whose sole focus is the military family and whose goal is to influence the development and implementation of policies that will improve the lives of the families of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. For more than 35 years, its staff and volunteers, comprised mostly of military family members, have built a reputation for being the leading experts on military family issues. Visit http://www.nmfa.org/ for more information.

About the NASD Investor Education Foundation
The NASD Investor Education Foundation, established in 2003, supports innovative research and educational projects that give investors the tools they need to better understand the markets and the basic principles of saving and investing. To date, the Foundation has approved nearly $8.3 million in grants, and committed an additional $10.2 million in direct investor education programming. For details about grant programs and other Foundation initiatives, visit http://www.nasdfoundation.org/.

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