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.

The Latest in Practice Support

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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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

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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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 Latest in Advocacy

Register for FPA Advocacy Day 2023!

To influence those who bear the power to influence your profession, we are taking our collective voice to The Hill this summer to ensure they have a better understanding.
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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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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 Retreat 2023: Register for This Truly Unique Experience

Taking place May 1-4 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla., FPA Retreat Retreat 2023 is where you challenge your thinking, forge lasting connections, and nurture your desire to pursue excellence in financial planning.
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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.

Financial Literacy Workshops Held by FPA Chapters and Members Saw a 212% Increase in Consumer Attendance in 2022

DENVER (March 28, 2023) – The Financial Planning Association® (FPA) is pleased to announce that the number of consumers attending financial literacy workshops held by FPA chapters and members in 2022 increased by an impressive 212% from the previous year.
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FPA Partners to Help Members Support Elder Planning Needs of Clients and Their Families

DENVER (February 23, 2023) – To support financial planners in developing their elder planning competencies, FPA announced a new partnership with noted authorities in elder planning to make the Elder Planning Specialist Program available to FPA members.
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FPA Annual Conference Earns Choir Certification™ for Diverse Speaker Lineup

DENVER (February 21, 2023) – The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is pleased to announce the FPA Annual Conference 2022 earned the Choir Certification™ for its diverse and inclusive lineup of speakers on stage.
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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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Housing Wealth as Part of a Retirement Plan

Educating and supporting financial professionals with all the tools needed to strategically leverage housing wealth as part of a holistic retirement plan.