The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) 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.

The Latest in Practice Support

FPA Job Board

Financial planning is a growing profession. FPA is making it easy for companies to find ideal candidates while supporting those looking for their next career opportunity.
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Carson Coaching

As the official coaching partner of FPA, Carson Coaching is making several exciting coaching opportunities available to you as an FPA member. See for yourself what more than 12,000 financial professionals have experienced with Carson Coaching.
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The FPA Marketplace

Access many FPA-specific benefits, and also BenefitHub, which offers you potentially thousands of dollars in savings on services and programs from top companies.
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The Latest in Learning

Psychology of Financial Planning Specialist Badge Program

The Psychology of Financial Planning Specialist Badge Program is designed to equip the financial planning profession with the knowledge and tools to better understand, engage, and serve a broad range of clients.
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College Planning Made Easy: An FPA Certificate Program

To help members serve the needs of clients with college-bound children, FPA has partnered with College Aid Pro™ to launch College Planning Made Easy: An FPA Certificate Program.
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The November 2022 issue of the Journal of Financial Planning

The November 2022 issue of the Journal of Financial Planning is now available! Read this month's issue to get caught up on the latest trends and cutting edge research in financial planning.
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The Latest in Advocacy

FPA to Pursue Title Protection

Learn more about title protection for financial planners and why FPA believes it's right for Members, consumers, and the profession.
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FPA Successfully Lobbies to Protect Kentucky Members

Read the member communication sent on April 14 about FPA's recent efforts to influence legislation in Kentucky that would have placed a sales tax on personal financial planning services.
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Get Involved in Pro Bono Financial Planning

There is nothing more rewarding than helping someone who can benefit from the knowledge and experience only qualified financial planners can provide. Learn how you can help those who need your advice.
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The Latest in Networking

FPA Annual Conference 2022 - Registration Closes Nov. 18!

Plan to join us December 12-14 in Seattle, Wash. for a memorable conference experience. Register now and save with special advance registration!
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FPA NexGen Gathering 2022

After two years in the virtual world, FPA NexGen Gathering is back in-person and better than ever.
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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 Recognizes Financial Planners for their Contributions to the Profession, Public

DENVER (November 14, 2022) — FPA is proud to announce Shawn J. Jacobson, CFP®, Mark Prendergast, CFP®, and Celeste Revelli, CFP®, as recipients of the Association’s 2022 Heart of Financial Planning Award.
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FPA to Honor Influential Volunteer Leader with the Profession’s Highest Award

DENVER (November 10, 2022) — FPA is pleased to announce Scott M. Kahan, CFP®, as the recipient of the Association’s and profession’s highest individual award – the 2022 P. Kemp Fain, Jr., Award.
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Financial Planning Association Elects New Directors to Its 2023 Board of Directors

DENVER (November 8, 2022) – FPA is pleased to announce that the FPA Board of Directors has elected Carl M. Christie, CFP®, CFS; Russell O. Clifford, CFP®, CDFA; and Robert van Beek, CFP, to the 2023 FPA Board of Directors.
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Hurricane Ian


Learn how you can help support FPA members and others in Southwest Florida who were impacted by Hurricane Ian.

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