Experience the Power of a Connected Community

We all seek to belong to something, and community is the container in which our sense of belonging can be fulfilled. Community matters at the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) not only because of the value our affiliated financial planners gather when it comes to personal and professional growth, but in the power of idea sharing, passion and inspiration, which elevates the profession.

FPA Connect

Our primary peer-to-peer online community is professionally moderated and compliance-friendly.
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Active Discussion Forums and Groups

Post messages, read threads, share files, and discuss the topics most important to you. Check out FPA Knowledge Circles to connect deeply on the areas of the profession you are most passionate about.
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Full Membership Directory

Meet and network with more than 20,000 financial planning professionals. Find colleagues who attended the same conference, live in your area or share a specialty.
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FPA Activate

Designed especially for planners new to the profession, this private Facebook group offers a place to meet and converse.

FPA Knowledge Circles

Have focused discussions on the topics that can most impact your career and the profession.

Business Success

Discuss best practices around growth, efficiency and career development opportunities. Explore the latest tools, technology and techniques to create more productive operations, more harmonious office environments, and higher practice value.
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Public Policy and Regulation

Discuss public policy and regulatory issues that impact the practice, business and profession of financial planning. Are you interested in the re-proposed DOL fiduciary rule? We tackle the issue head-on, along with other areas of public policy and regulat
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Retirement Planning

Share best practice ideas and learn about Retirement Income Distribution strategies/Social Security Optimization, managing risk such as longevity and long-term care, and behavioral finance issues that arise with such a large life transition.
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Women and Finance

Join this dynamic and supportive community made up of female members of FPA. Share ideas on how best to serve clients who are women and leverage the strengths that women bring to the table as financial planners.
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International/Cross-Border Planning

This circle is for planners, those who support planning, and educators from around the world. Share experiences on how financial planning is practiced in your country, as well as best practices and resources on how to support client's cross-border needs.
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Tax and Estate Planning

Join monthly peer-to-peer calls to discuss best practices and any and all issues dealing with Income Tax and Estate Planning strategies. Implementable take-aways will be shared between members, Knowledge Circle hosts and special guest speakers.
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