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Webinar: Starting a Career in Financial Planning: Internships, Entry-Level Positions and Training Programs
- May 17, 2023
This panel discussion features a variety of employers discussing career tracks and training programs at their firms, including entry-level positions and internships.
Most Prestigious Finance Internships
- Jul 12, 2022
An internship at the top banking and investment firms is highly competitive, given the opportunity to break into a high-paying field.
Podcast: The Future of Certified Financial Planners with Kamila Elliott
- Apr 8, 2022
The chair of the CFP Board talks about what she’s doing to preserve her organization’s brand and extend its reach.
5 Pathways to a Rewarding Financial Planner Career
- Mar 25, 2022
Financial planning positions vary widely from one company to the next, and there are numerous ways to enter this in-demand profession.
I Changed Careers, and So Can You
- Mar 18, 2022
Making the leap from psychologist to financial planner was challenging but worth it.
What Students and Career Changers Should Know About a Career in Financial Planning
- Feb 16, 2022
The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s latest career guide examines the diversity of career tracks and jobs available in the financial planning profession — and shares steps that new entrants can take to find the right opportunity.
Webinar: Career Advice for Job Seekers in Financial Planning
- Jan 7, 2022
This panel features perspectives from a variety of employers in financial planning who share helpful career guidance and tips.
Webinar: Financial Planning Career Paths: Building and Sustaining a Successful Career
- Dec 17, 2021
A discussion on the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s guides.
Webinar: Financial Planning as a Career
- Dec 16, 2021
Financial planners at various stages in their careers discuss the importance of diversity in their industry.
Guide to Careers in Financial Planning
- Oct 4, 2021
The Guide to Careers in Financial Planning provides students, recent graduates and career changers with information on starting and sustaining successful financial planning careers.
Best Entry-Level Finance Jobs for 2022
- Jul 27, 2022
You may not walk into your dream job right away, but the good news is that finance is a vast industry, so when you’re in, there’s plenty of room to evolve, move around, and find your niche.
Career Guidance for Recent Graduates: Consider Financial Planning
- Oct 5, 2021
The financial planning profession is in a period of significant growth. The combination of an aging baby boomer generation, longer life spans and a shift away from traditional pensions means more Americans are looking for competent, ethical financial planning advice.
Survey of CFP® Professionals Shows Continued High Satisfaction with Their Career Choice, CFP® Certification
- Oct 5, 2021
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) recently announced findings from a survey of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals indicating that they are overwhelmingly satisfied with their career choice as a financial planner, and that the CFP® certification has a positive impact on their career.
A Career in Financial Planning Offers Future Grads Opportunity, Fulfillment and Balance
- Oct 5, 2021
With school back in session, now is a good time for college students to consider their potential career options.
Career Transitions into Financial Planning: New Year, New Opportunity
- Feb 15, 2021
Whether you’re early in your career or an accomplished professional looking to make a change, you might want to think about financial planning as the next stage of your career. Here’s what you need to know.
U.S. News & World Report: Financial Advisor Overview
- Jan 18, 2021
Each January, U.S. News & World Report releases their annual Best Jobs report. Financial Advisor is consistently ranked among the top 10 Best Business Jobs.
Is a Career in Financial Planning in Your Future?
- Jan 4, 2021
People often confuse the role of a financial planner with other, similar jobs like a financial advisor. While there may be similarities between these jobs, there are some key differences.
U.S. News & World Report: How to Become a Financial Advisor at 40
- Dec 7, 2020
Becoming a financial advisor as a second career, especially becoming a financial advisor at 40, can be a great career decision.
Overcoming Watershed Events: CFP® Professionals Help Consumers Navigate Troubling Times
- Nov 23, 2020
Experienced CFP Board Ambassadors discuss how they helped their clients weather the worst economic storms of the past two decades.
How to Get Your Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®)
- Oct 26, 2020
Administered by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (or CFP Board) the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation is the gold standard of the industry and demonstrates a financial planner’s commitment to education, professionalism, and client-centered planning.