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The Future is Unlimited: Career Paths You Can Take as a CFP® Professional
- Sep 14, 2020
The value behind CFP® certification extends far beyond the credibility that the CFP® mark conveys. The unique skill set and personal network CFP® professionals earn while pursuing CFP® certification establishes a critical foundation to build a successful career in this growing field.
CFP® Designation Overview
- Aug 31, 2020
After completing the Certified Financial Planner program coursework, candidates are then able to register to complete the CFP certification exam. The CFP® exam is administered in a 100% computer-based format during three eight-day testing windows each year in March, July, and November.
Your Finance Career: What You Need to Know
- Aug 24, 2020
The finance industry is seeing unprecedented growth, in the U.S. and around the world. And the industry extends far beyond Wall Street investment banks with professionals working in insurance, risk management, compliance, government, and a host of other areas.
Transitioning to Financial Planning: The Benefits of CFP® Certification
- Aug 17, 2020
This Impact Report, commissioned by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. and produced by Aite Group, identifies and quantifies differences between financial advisors who hold the CFP® certification and financial advisors who are not CFP® professionals.
What I wish I Knew at the Start of My Career: Insights from Successful Women CFP® Professionals
- Aug 10, 2020
While the world is experiencing an unprecedented disruption as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, financial planners around the globe are leaning in to support their clients and their communities during these trying times.
Financial Planning Career Paths: Building More Sustainable and Successful Businesses
- Aug 7, 2020
Jointly developed by CFP Board’s Center for Financial Planning and BNY Mellon’s Pershing—with the Ensemble Practice, TD Ameritrade, Northwestern Mutual, Envestnet and Charles Schwab—the Career Paths Guide serves as a roadmap for firms and young professionals who are navigating financial planning careers.
What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP® Professional)?
- Aug 6, 2020
As the name suggests, financial planners help their clients, generally, individuals or business owners, reach their financial goals. To remain current with the latest investment strategies and products, financial planners must be serious about ongoing professional education.
U.S. News & World Report: Financial Manager Overview
- Aug 5, 2020
Each January, U.S. News & World Report releases their annual Best Jobs report. Financial Manager is consistently ranked among the top 10 Best Business Jobs.
U.S. Department of Labor Report Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Aug 4, 2020
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 325 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy.
Experience Requirement for CFP® Certification Video
- Aug 3, 2020
CFP® certification indicates to the public your ability to provide financial planning unsupervised. To support this, CFP Board requires you to have the equivalent of three years full-time professional experience related to the financial planning process , or two years of apprenticeship experience that meets additional requirements.
Biggest Opportunities in Financial Planning Profession
- Aug 2, 2020
This year, financial planners and those seeking financial advice can look forward to positive changes as a result of new regulations and rules, additional retirement savings options, increasing diversity across the profession, and the impact of various technological advancements.