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Financial Guidebook for Widows Receives Tenth Award 

Award-winning Guidebook Wins at 2012 International Book Awards

HIGHLAND, MI, June 4, 2012 – ACA, the only community of fee-only financial planners focused on holistic planning strategies, announced that Moving Forward on Your Own: A Financial Guidebook for Widows, by Kathleen Rehl, Ph.D., CFP®, has received its tenth award.

The Guidebook is the winner in the 2012 International Book Awards (IBA) in the Women’s Issues category and a finalist in the Business: Personal Finance category.

“I am so grateful for all the support and recognition this publication has received,” said Dr. Rehl.

The Guidebook integrates basic financial information with self-reflective exercises to encourage self-confidence about money issues. The format it is intended to serve as a catalyst to help women make progress after a spouse's death.

In addition to writing about the issues faced by widows, Dr. Rehl is also an active public speaker on the topic. She will deliver a presentation at the 2012 ACA Conference to help educate other advisors on how to work effectively with widows.

To further assist widows with their financial matters, Dr. Rehl partnered with her fellow ACA members to develop a network of qualified, ethical, fee-only financial planners who work with widows. Click on the following link to access this network.

Copies of the guidebook can be ordered by clicking here

Dr. Rehl is the founder of Rehl Financial Advisors in Land O’Lakes, Florida. She has been an ACA member since 1996.

ACA is a non-profit 501(C)6 organization providing continuing education and support to fee-only financial planners with a passion for holistic financial planning. Its collaborative community continues to develop the next generation of holistic planning concepts and strategies. Currently ACA consists of more than 150 members serving 45 states across the U.S.
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