Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning (JFCP), the official journal of Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE), publishes cutting edge research and innovative ideas for consumer financial advisors, planners, counselors, educators, and policy makers.
Topics: Papers can be research reports, theories and tools, literature reviews, policy reviews, and case studies. Preferred topics should be relevant to household finance, consumer finance, personal finance, and behavioral finance. Specifically, topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Consumer financial well-being
- Consumer financial literacy
- Consumer financial capability
- Consumer financial education
- Consumer financial behavior
- Consumer borrowing behavior
- Consumer saving and investing behavior
- Retirement planning
- Financial counseling and coaching
- Financial planning
- Health and financial issues
- Consumer financial protection
- Financial issues of low income consumers
- Cross-cultural comparisons of consumer financial issues
- International issues of consumer finance
Review Process: A distinguished editorial board consisting of acknowledged authorities and leaders in the field of consumer financial planning, counseling and education will review submissions via double-blind review. Papers will be selected for publication based on relevancy, content, and quality.
Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning provides the following author resources. To download these materials, please click the links below:
Guidelines for Authors (PDF File)
Copyright Agreement Form (PDF File)
Call for Papers for Special Issue: Health and Consumer Finance (PDF File)
Call for Papers for Special Issue: Consumer Financial Wellbeing (PDF File)
SUBMITTING A MANUSCRIPT
Manuscripts are accepted on a continual basis. No submission fee is required. No publication fee is required for accepted papers. For interested authors, please submit your manuscript online using Editorial Manager.
Before submitting, authors should consult the journal's Guidelines for Authors found under Author Resources in the sidebar. Authors must also submit the completed and signed Copyright Transfer Agreement. For more information about JFCP and manuscript submission guidelines, visit http://www.afcpe.org/publications.