Is this a college-credit course?

No. All of our courses are non-credit and for personal enrichment

Can I bring a spouse/friend with me?

Yes, all attendees are encouraged to bring their spouse or a friend who may also find the course beneficial.

If I have questions about how the materials covered in class pertain to my personal situation can I talk with, or meet with the instructor outside of class?

It depends on the instructor but most are happy to answer your questions and help you with your own, unique, situation.

Can I re-take the class?

Yes! If you feel like you want to take the class over again, for whatever reason, you may do so by simply contacting AFEC or your instructor so you can get registered for the next class in your area.

Am I going to be sold anything in class?

No. All of our courses are strictly educational. Selling of products is strictly forbidden in AFEC courses

Can I take the class online?

No. Currently our classes are taught in a classroom setting.

I don’t have time to come to class. Can I purchase a workbook and complete the course on my own? 

No. Our courses are designed to be taught in an interactive classroom setting and are not designed for self-study

Is the instructor bi-lingual, and is the material presented in two languages at once? 

No. All of our course are taught in English

What are the hours of the registration line?

Registration can be done online 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Our live registrar is available M-F from 9:00am – 4:45pm Eastern Standard Time. We are closed for major holidays. Any messages left for the registrar are returned within 1 business day

Oops, I forgot I had class and missed it. Can I attend the next class?

Yes, you may attend the next course. Simply notify AFEC that you missed the class. You will be registered for the next available class in your area.

Can I switch nights/days of my classes? 

Yes. We realize that schedules change. If the workshop you registered for is offered on multiple nights in the week you may switch between sessions. Please notify your AFEC at and we will make the necessary changes.

I want to know more about my instructor. How do I find out about them? 

Each of our instructors is screened and selected by AFEC. If you would like to know more about the instructor of the course you registered for please email us with the date and location of your class. Send your inquiry to

How do I contact my instructor?

Your instructor will provide their contact information at your workshop.

I have a spouse/child/friend/co-worker who might benefit from this course, but they are not ready to retire yet. What is the suggested age to attend your courses? 

All of our courses are designed for adults generally between the ages of 55-75. However, planning for retirement should begin at 50. While someone under the age of 50 would likely find our courses very interesting, the knowledge and action items are designed to benefit those who are over 50 years of age.