Financial Planning Association® is the leading membership organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals and those engaged in the financial planning process. FPA is your partner in planning by helping you realize your vision of professional fulfillment through practice support, learning, advocacy, and networking.

Celebrating 50 Years of CFP® Certification

Join us for a look back at the first 50 years of CFP® certification! Ben Coombs, a member of the first CFP® Class in 1973, and Lew Walker, a member of the third CFP® Class in 1975, share the story.

The Latest in Practice Support


Media Mastery 2.0

It's more than just a course; it's a prerequisite for financial planners like you who aim to drive impact in working within the world of media relations and want to speak with authority and confidence.
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TIFIN Wealth

FPA members managing less than $100M in AUM can now receive free access to TIFIN Wealth, the AI Engine for Organic Growth.
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FPA Business Hub

The FPA Business Hub puts engaging content at your fingertips to help you transform your business and impact your work as a financial planner.
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The Latest in Learning

New Research: The Transformative Power of Technology on Client Relationships

Cutting-edge research conducted by eMoney Advisor and FPA reveals the profound impact of client portals.
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UniFi by CAIA™ Programs Discounted for FPA Members

All FPA members are eligible to receive discounted access to UniFi by CAIA™, an online series of educational offerings geared towards the needs of client- and adviser-facing financial professionals.
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The Elder Planning Specialist Program

The Elder Planning Specialist Program is a first-of-its-kind, 10-week online program designed to prepare serious financial planners to meet the needs of their older clients.
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The Latest in Advocacy

Paul Brahim, CFP®, Elected 2024 FPA President-elect

The FPA Board of Directors elected Paul Brahim, CFP®, CEPA, as the 2024 FPA President-elect for a one-year term. Brahim’s term will begin Jan. 1, 2024.
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FPA Pleased to Support and Co-Sign Letter to Urge Senate to Act on Financial Exploitation of Seniors

Letter supports the Financial Exploitation Prevention Act (S. 1481/H.R 500) and requests the U.S. Senate pass the legislation immediately.
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FPA to Pursue Title Protection

Learn more about title protection, ways you can get engaged in the process, how to provide input, and more.
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The Latest in Networking

FPA Retreat 2024: Register Now!

Join us May 6-9, 2024 in Tucson, AZ at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort for a unique experience that gets you out of your comfort zone.
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FPA NexGen

The next generation is comprised of new and aspiring financial planners who come from a variety of life experiences and backgrounds. FPA gives them a professional home from which they can thrive.
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FPA Chapters

FPA’s network of 82 chapters and state councils play a critical role in driving the value of FPA membership.
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FPA News and Updates

Learn what's taking place that benefits you and the profession.

FPA Wins Two LUMINARIES Awards by ThinkAdvisor

Each year, ThinkAdvisor recognizes outstanding organizations and individuals in the financial services industry with their LUMINARIES Awards program. FPA won two awards this year in the areas of Community Impact and Thought Leadership/Education.
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New FPA-Branded Apparel Store!

Introducing the FPA Merchandise Store – your one-stop-shop for sleek and stylish FPA-branded apparel and accessories. Show off your pride in membership with our exclusive collection. Make a statement in financial planner fashion – grab yours today!
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FPA Launches New Media Training Program for Financial Planners in Partnership with AdvisorPR

DENVER (September 29, 2023) – The financial planning profession is evolving, and today's financial professionals need more than just expertise—they need to effectively engage with the media to share insights and build trust with key audiences.
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Partner Spotlight

Client Gifting

Gifts abound! How can you stand out? FPA can help you make it count!

Find FPA member discounts on gifts and greeting cards to show your clients how much you appreciate them.