AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President


North Central, Iowa, May 15, 2014- The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy education in U.S. schools, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Belen Krabbe as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Northern Iowa Chapter.

Bringing 30 years of experience to the Chapter, Belen, a graduate of the American College, holds six designations including a CLU, CHFC, CASL, RHU, REBC, and LUTCF. Belen has been married for over 29 years to Paul Krabbe, and together they have raised a family of five children, and now enjoy spoiling their eight grandchildren
AFEA is thrilled to have Belen join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower American to take control of their finances. As Chapter President, Belen will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Northern Iowa community. The Northern Iowa Chapter will also be fundraising to purchase elements of the Samsung Smart School Solution to upgrade math classrooms in local middle schools.

About the American Financial Education Alliance
AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to eliminate financial illiteracy by empowering Americans to take control of their finances through free educational workshops in communities nationwide.

About the Samsung Smart School Solution
The Samsung Smart School Solution is an integrated 1:1 learning platform that empowers teachers to deliver an interactive learning environment. First deployed in Memphis, TN last year, the pilot project’s success has demonstrated the potential for the digital classroom platform to harness the educational power of Samsung technologies, including the new Galaxy Note 1o.1 tablet and their interactive whiteboard displays.

For more information on the Northern Iowa Chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung Smart School Solution project can be made by going
Or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance - Northern Iowa Chapter
8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201
Charlotte, NC 28211