WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those Individuals looking for help on their pathway to earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification have a new resource: an online discussion forum.
The CFP Board Candidate Forum, established by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., will provide candidates pursuing the CFP® certification an opportunity to connect with others who are going through the process of earning the nation's most-recognized financial planning certification. The forum offers candidates dynamic, real-time interaction where individuals can ask questions, share experiences, get advice, and find moral support.
"Connecting with other people pursuing CFP® certification will be beneficial for the success of those on the path to certification," said Kevin R. Keller, CAE – Chief Executive Officer of CFP Board. "This forum has been created to foster those connections and allow individuals to support each other through their journey to certification."
Through the forum, which is powered by Higher Logic, candidates can gather "virtually" to start and engage in discussions, share resources and gain valuable knowledge from one another. CFP Board subject matter experts will be available on the forum to respond to candidates' questions and weigh in on key topics. CFP® candidates who are interested in seeing the latest discussions and joining the conversation can log on or create an account at http://candidateforum.cfp.net.
CFP® certification is the highest standard for personal financial planning, recognized by consumers, policymakers and within the financial services industry. According to recent research, more than 90 percent of CFP® professionals are very satisfied with their careers and their decisions to pursue CFP® certification. Additionally, research conducted by CFP Board shows that people who have access to other individuals pursuing the certification – or have recently become certified – are more successful and complete the certification process. To learn more about CFP Board or becoming a CFP® professional, visit www.CFP.net/getcertified.
ABOUT CFP BOARD
The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. The Board of Directors, in furthering CFP Board's mission, acts on behalf of the public, CFP® professionals and other stakeholders. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 75,000 individuals to use these marks in the U.S.
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SOURCE Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.