Since 2000, the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) has been the principal professional organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professionals who seek advancement in a growing, dynamic profession. Through a collaborative effort to provide more than 24,000 members and over 90 chapters with One Connection to tools and resources for professional education, business success, advocacy and community, FPA has become an indispensable force in the advancement of today’s CFP® professional.
To increase proficiencies, CFP® professionals must have access to the latest trends and information in financial planning, investments, risk management, estate planning, taxes, marketing, practice management and more. Access to these resources will help advance professional skill sets and knowledge while accruing valuable Continuing Education (CE) credits. FPA makes it easy for financial planners of all backgrounds and compensation models to learn and get their CE credits through highly regarded conferences where the best minds in the profession gather to share insights and knowledge that make CFP® professionals more successful.
The award winning, peer-reviewed Journal of Financial Planning, a monthly publication distributed to every member, covers a wide range of articles authored by a veritable “who’s who” in the profession.
Advocacy’s role in any professional association is designed to guarantee members are held in high regard at all levels. FPA gives CFP® professionals a powerful voice in ongoing deliberations about professional