AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President


Metro Detroit, MI, December 16, 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 Joshua Alpert as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Metro Detroit Chapter.

Bringing 13 years of experience to the Chapter, Josh, a Michigan State University graduate is also a member of the National Ethics Association, and he donates his time to the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Founders Junior Council

AFEA is thrilled to have Joshua join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower American to take control of their finances.

As Chapter President, Joshua will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Matro Detroit community. The Metro Detroit 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

AFFEA 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 Royal Oak Chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung Smart School Solution project can be made by going to:

Or by mail to:

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