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Have You Been Financially Naughty or Nice This Year?

 If Kris Kringle judged consumers by their financial fitness, who would end up on his "Naughty" and "Nice" lists? This year, consumers can...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:20 ET

CFP Board Launches Women's Initiative Council

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. announced the formation of the Women's Initiative (WIN) Council, a group of experts supporting...

Dec 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

CFP Board, University of Illinois Collaborate on New, Free Online Financial Planning Course for the Public

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics and...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:18 ET

Survey: Certifications, Training and Experience Matters to Consumers When Choosing an Advisor

When evaluating financial advisors, consumers are looking more and more at what a person knows, including the type of advice they provide, their...

Nov 24, 2014, 09:50 ET

30 CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professionals Named in Financial Times "FT 100 US Women Financial Advisers 2014"

 Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is proud to announce that 30 CFP® professionals were named in Financial Times' "FT...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

Five New Members Elected to CFP Board's Board of Directors

 Five new board members have been elected to serve four-year terms on the Board of Directors for Certified Financial Planner Board of...

Oct 24, 2014, 12:46 ET

CFP Board Censures Improper CFP® Professional Conduct

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today public disciplinary actions against the following individuals'...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:22 ET

Hacked! What to Do When Personal and Financial Information Has Been Compromised

With a number of large retailers and banks reporting massive data security breaches in the last year, leaving hundreds of millions of consumers'...

Oct 14, 2014, 11:32 ET
The Foundation for Financial Planning recently provided a grant of $42,500 to NCOA to support the pilot program for delivering pro bono financial planning to senior citizens. From left to right: NCOA VP of Economic Security Ramsey Alwin, Foundation for Financial Planning Board of Trustees Member Alex Armstrong, CFP, NCOA CEO James Firman and CFP Board Board of Directors Member Tom Nelson.

Foundation For Financial Planning And CFP Board Partner With National Council On Aging To Deliver Pro Bono Financial Planning To Seniors

The Foundation for Financial Planning and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today they are partnering...

Oct 03, 2014, 16:00 ET

CFP Board Discloses Bankruptcies By CFP® Professionals

 Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. announces today the names of CFP® professionals who have declared bankruptcy within...

Sep 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

CFP Board Announces New Career Center with Fidelity® as Founding Sponsor

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today that it is developing an online Career Center that will serve as...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:31 ET

Fifth Year of Financial Planning Days Brings Free Financial Counsel to Americans Nationwide

In these uncertain economic times, Americans nationwide will have the opportunity to get competent financial advice at absolutely no cost and with...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

American Parents Struggle To Save For Higher Education, Manage Living Expenses

Costly living expenses prevent many parents from saving for their children's higher education, according to a survey released today by Certified...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:51 ET
John M. Loper, CFP(R), Director of Corporate Relations, CFP Board (PRNewsFoto/Certified Financial Planner ...)

CFP Board Appoints John M. Loper, CFP® as Director of Corporate Relations

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today that it has hired John M. Loper, CFP® as Director of...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:11 ET

Switching to the 24-Hour Workday: Financial Implications of Stay-at-Home Parenting

Choosing to transition from two incomes to stay-at-home parenting isn't an easy decision, but is the right choice for many families. This decision...

Aug 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

CFP Board Enlists All CFP® Professionals in Research to Shape the Future of Financial Planning Profession

All Certified Financial PlannerTM professionals – more than 70,000 individuals – are asked to participate in a large-scale...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

CFP® Education Program Graduates Find Certification Valuable

New research from Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and Kansas State University indicates that graduates of CFP Board...

Aug 06, 2014, 14:52 ET

G. Joseph Votava, Jr., CFP® Elected 2015 Chair-Elect

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.'s Board of Directors has elected G. Joseph Votava, Jr., CFP® to serve as its 2015...

Jul 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

Study: CFP® Certification Stands Out in "Alphabet Soup" of Financial Services Designations

American consumers are more aware than ever before of the Certified Financial PlannerTM certification, especially among other financial...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Squished! What to Do When Financially Supporting Two Generations

Many middle-aged Americans are beginning to find themselves in a tight spot, financially "sandwiched" between caring for older and younger...