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George Nichols III webcasts and events
Nov 11, 2020

In 2020, The College set out on a transformative path to become one of the nation’s top e-learning institutions for financial knowledge. Here's how we are spreading the word.

2020 Election Financial Services
Oct 27, 2020

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 presented a national sea change in voting rights. I was five at the height of the Civil Rights movement, so the impact was perhaps lost on me at the time. Now, I look back at these necessary and equal protections as a reminder of our civic responsibility. So, no matter your faith or political persuasion, just vote.

Campaign Gratitude Veterans Scholarships
Sep 29, 2020

Our work to benefit society goes so much further than the programs we offer. At the end of the day, The College’s spirit for financial stewardship extends to our mission-minded work on behalf of underserved and underrepresented communities.

The American College of Financial Services Online Communities
Sep 01, 2020

The heartbeat of our mission is “community” – and as we know, it takes on many forms. We can partner with academics, local officials, and financial professionals on the ground to understand how specific communities function, what they celebrate, and what they struggle with. We can also leverage our technology, our platforms, and our national reach and relationships to foster communities that connect people from Philadelphia to the Pacific coast.

The American College Initiative for Black America
Aug 10, 2020

Racial injustice and inequality have followed a certain playbook for decades, and no matter the statistics or the screams for help, they have always continued. Now is the time to act. Here's the progress we at The College have made.

OneAmerica American College White Paper
Jul 20, 2020

At the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, Scott Davison and I connected by phone as we do each Tuesday evening. The circumstances of that conversation were surely jarring. COVID-19 was spreading across America, but with no visibility on the virus, we didn’t know how wide-ranging the tragedy had become.

Personal Pathway ChFC and CFP education programs
Jun 29, 2020

No two people are quite alike. Thank goodness, because how boring would life be if we were all clones following predictable paths? Even individuals who make it to the pinnacle of the same profession follow different educational journeys – some vociferous readers and proficient test takers, others auditory or visual learners who prefer to listen and watch, while yet others excel through communication and collaboration. These differences make up the uniqueness on which modern society depends.

retirement planning education
Jun 09, 2020

In late April, I noticed a tweet circulating within The College community. Paraphrasing, it noted a retirement consultant’s startling conversation with a large record keeper on the massive impacts of COVID-19 and Washington, D.C.’s subsequent legislation. According to the tweet, the record keeper had already processed $1.5 billion in withdrawals via The CARES Act. (read the tweet)