The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the membership organization and professional home for committed practitioners who want to master the practice of financial planning and help shape the future of the profession.

Welcome to Financial Planning Association


Experience ≠ Expertise. Regardless of where you are in your career, FPA is where you start or continue your journey to becoming an advanced financial planning practitioner.

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Success in financial planning is an important individual guidepost, but it’s not the end of the road if you want to serve others and the profession. Take your place as a leader with FPA, or learn and grow into leadership using FPA resources.

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Share insights that matter, catalyze meaningful discourse and ignite innovation and action for the benefit of your peers, your clients and the profession. The FPA community is cultivated to provide inspiration, growth, amplification and belonging.

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FPA Hires New CEO

Financial Planning Association Announces Patrick D. Mahoney as Chief Executive Officer

Updates and Opportunities

Get the latest about FPA, the profession and more.
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COVID-19 Volatility Resource Center

Access regularly-updated resources and information created and curated to support members, chapters and all financial planners throughout the crisis.
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Navigating Turbulent Markets

Get the professional support you need to thrive as a financial planner and help your clients through COVID-19 with discussions, live webinars and on-demand content on FPA Connect.
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Crisis Pro Bono Opportunities

As always, the financial planning community has stepped up and stepped in to help during the crisis. Review the opportunities and resources here to get involved in pro bono efforts.
Pro Bono Financial Planning - COVID-19

FPA Message on the Need for an Inclusive Community

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State of FPA Virtual Update from Sept. 9, 2020

Hear from FPA leaders on FPA's recent activities and get an overview of the 2019 Audited Financial Statements
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FPA Chapters

FPA has 86 local chapters and two state councils that host meetings and events, and other ways to connect throughout the year.


We can’t thank all of our partners enough for their support of FPA, our members and the financial planning community.