Frequently Asked Questions
What type of information can I find in the Research Reports area?
AFP's Research department conducts research studies throughout the year covering a variety of treasury and finance topics. All reports include a full description of the methodology and a summary of the findings.
Are there survey topics that AFP covers on an annual basis?
Yes, our annual surveys include:
AFP Payments and Fraud Control Survey
AFP Compensation Survey
AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program
AFP Liquidity Survey
AFP Business Outlook Survey
Who may access these reports and surveys?
The majority of AFP Research reports are available to everyone, but in many cases you will be asked to log onto our website (using your user name and password). If you have not already, it is easy to gain access to AFP Research reports (and other registered user content on AFPonline.org) by registering here. Even better, have you considered joining AFP?
Do I need any special software to view the full-text surveys and reports?
Research reports are presented in HTML and PDF formats. HTML documents do not require special software. All PDF documents require Adobe® Acrobat® for viewing. If you do not have a copy of Adobe® Acrobat®, contact your systems administrator. Or, if able to do so, you may download a free copy of Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™ from the Adobe® Web site.
How can I get more information about AFP research reports and surveys?
If you have additional questions after reviewing the information on the Research Reports Web page, contact AFP's Reference Desk by using the Reference Desk's Online Request Form, e-mailing us at AFP@AFPonline.org, or calling 301.961.8820.