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September 7, 2016

There are now more than 75,000 CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals in the U.S. The first group of financial planning professionals attained CFP® certification in 1973; since 2007, the number of CFP® professionals has grown more than 35 percent. ... More

August 2016

Let's Make A Plan NewsletterSubscribe to CFP Board's monthly "Let's Make a Plan" eNewsletter and CFP Board will email you information about financial planning, consumer alerts, financial planning tools and resources and much more. All it takes to subscribe today is a valid email address! ... More

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Did You Know?

Among clients who work with an advisor, 87% of those working with a CFP® professional are satisfied or very satisfied, compared with 72% of those who work with an advisor without certification.
Anyone can call themselves a “financial planner.” Only professionals who meet CFP Board’s rigorous standards can call themselves CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals.
The 2013 Household Financial Planning Survey shows that those with a financial plan feel more confident and report more success managing money, savings and investments than those without a plan.
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