See How FPA Can Change Your Tomorrows. Join Today.

The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is a community made up of financial planners like you, who do what they do to transform the lives of their clients and all who need their service. We give you the tools and platforms you need to connect with your peers, grow your career, experience new ideas and promote yourself and the profession.

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As a member of FPA, you will:

  • Belong: FPA members are able to connect with the most skilled, passionate and diverse group of financial planners in the country through local chapter meetings, online forums, signature events and social media.
  • Grow: FPA provides knowledge, guidance and mentorship through our events, educational resources and job board to help you continually advance and improve so you can meet the changing needs of your clients.
  • Be Inspired: FPA supplies you with timely ideas, unique perspectives and forward-looking points-of view through publications like the Journal of Financial Planning, the FPA Next Generation Planner and the You’re a Financial Planner...Now What?® podcast.
  • Amplify Your Voice: Through legislative efforts, media training, pro bono opportunities, speaking engagements and writing contributions, our members are able to move their careers and the financial planning profession forward.
Get 15% off your membership dues when you join by November 30!
Want to spread your payments out? Enroll in the FPA Monthly Payment Program for just $10.55-$26.56 per month (depending on your membership type) + local chapter dues.  

The 15% discount will be automatically applied in your cart at checkout. Enroll in the Monthly Payment Program during checkout to pay your dues in 12 monthly installments. Should you no longer wish to pay in monthly installments, the remainder of your balance will be owed at that time. A $2 processing fee will be added each month, which will be reflected in the monthly payment price presented at checkout.

Select Your Membership Type

15% OFF: $26.56/mo + local chapter dues for your first year

CFP® Professional

You have held a position in financial planning or financial services for five years or more, and have an active CFP® certification. Normally $375 + chapter dues annually!

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15% OFF: $21.18/mo + local chapter dues for your first year

Allied Professional

You have held a position in financial services for four years or more, are a financial planner or support professional and do not hold an active CFP® certification. Normally $299 + chapter dues annually!

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15% OFF: $15.94/mo for your first year

New to the Profession Financial Planner

You have held a position in financial planning or financial services for four years or less. This membership type may be held for a maximum of four years. Normally $225 annually!

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15% OFF: $42.50 for your first year | Monthly installments not available for this membership type

Aspiring Financial Planner

You do not yet work in financial planning or financial services but aspire to hold a position. This membership type may be held for a maximum of four years. Normally $50 annually!

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15% OFF: $14.10/mo for your first year

Academic

You teach full-time in a degree or certificate program at the graduate, undergraduate or high school level. You are committed to supporting and nurturing students and the next generation of financial planning professionals. Normally $199 annually!

15% OFF: $10.55/mo for your first year

Member Emeritus

You are a retired financial planning professional, and work no more than 20 hours per week. Normally $149 annually!

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15% OFF: $10.55/mo for your first year

International Professional

You are a CFP® professional, reside outside of the United States, and are actively involved in the practice and profession of financial planning. Normally $149 annually!

DRIVE DEAL: Group Fee Waived through November 30

Save $250 on Group Membership

Receive 15% off dues for all members at your firm and 10% off conference and event registration fees. We’ll help you manage membership for all individuals, and you'll receive one consolidated invoice for your membership dues annually.