Mission Statement: Helping clients make successful financial life transitions

The Academy of Financial Divorce Specialists (AFDS) offers training that empowers financial planners to help clients undergo life transitions, such as a separation or divorce. 

Upon completion of the training, those awarded the designation of Chartered Financial Divorce Specialists (CFDS) become part of an exclusive group of experts trained to help clients with their finances in regards to cohabitation, separation and divorce.

We value three core pillars:


We are dedicated to providing our students with quality material throughout the course. Our members have access to quality resources in regards to practice management, and our clients can expect proficiency in our staff and specialists.


We adhere to the Academy of Financial Divorce Specialists' Code of Ethics and Best Practice Standards.


We are devoted to providing our students with quality training. Our members can expect ongoing support and our clients/professionals are guaranteed top-quality work from our members.