Press Releases

The American College announces Dr. Ajamu Loving as Director of Academic Partnerships and Assistant Professor of Financial Planning

BRYN MAWR, PA, July 31, 2015 - The American College of Financial Services today announced the appointment of Dr. Ajamu (“AJ”) Loving as the Director of Academic Partnerships and Assistant Professor of Financial Planning. Dr. Loving, who earned his PhD in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University, will lead The College’s new initiative to establish closer connections with financial planning and risk and insurance programs at other colleges and universities.

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The American College congratulates General Ralph E. "Ed" Eberhart, USAF (Ret.), recipient of the 2015 Soldier-Citizen Award

BRYN MAWR, PA, July 14, 2015 - The American College of Financial Services, the nation’s largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, recently announced that General Ralph E. "Ed" Eberhart, USAF (Ret.) will receive the 2015 Soldier-Citizen Award. Eberhart, a retired four-star Air Force General, will receive the award during a ceremony in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in August.

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The American College celebrates 100 heroes

BRYN MAWR, PA, May 21, 2015 - The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs awarded its 100th scholarship on May 7, 2015. Reaching this milestone demonstrates the Center’s continued commitment to honor active duty, veterans, and their spouses, supporting its motto of “Empowering Heroes.”

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The American College congratulates Peter Browne, LUTCF, recipient of the 74th annual John Newton Russell Memorial Award

NAIFA Award recognizes individual who has rendered outstanding services to the Institution of Life Insurance

BRYN MAWR, PA, April 29, 2015 – The American College of Financial Services congratulates Peter C. Browne, LUTCF, co-founder of Price, Raffel & Browne, for receiving the 74th annual John Newton Russell Memorial Award from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). The award is the highest honor accorded by the insurance industry to a living individual who has rendered outstanding services to the institution of life insurance.

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Crash course needed: four out of five Americans fail when quizzed on how to make their nest eggs last

Major study from The American College raises alarm about deficiencies in retirement income literacy

BRYN MAWR, PA, December 3, 2014 – Just 20% of retirement-age Americans can pass a basic quiz on how to make their nest eggs last throughout retirement. In fact, a large majority of people age 60 to 75 with at least $100,000 in assets lack the knowledge they need for a financially secure retirement in areas such as life expectancy, Social Security, long-term care needs, investment risk and more.

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Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA®, CAIA® to lead The American College

Assumes President and CEO post October 1; broadens the College's financial services reach

BRYN MAWR, PA – August 20, 2014 - The Board of Trustees of The American College of Financial Services today named Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA, as president and chief executive officer beginning October 1, 2014. Dr. Johnson’s extensive scholarship, experience in investment management, and results in building global awareness for financial services education make him uniquely qualified to lead the country’s largest accredited, non-profit educator dedicated to the financial services profession.

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