Jumpstart Your Career With FPA NexGen®

Join our vibrant community of students, aspiring financial planners and professionals in the early stages of their careers. There is no age requirement or restriction. Your membership provides you with access to learning, courses and other educational content, publications and specialized communities designed by the next generation of planners, for the next generation of planners.



Reach Out to FPA NexGen®

To connect with your local NexGen leader, email: fpanexgen@onefpa.org

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Connect With Your Local Chapter

Engage with fellow FPA NexGen® planners in your area through in-person and virtual events to share your struggles and successes.
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FPA Knowledge Circles

Connect with other members on the areas of the profession you are most passionate about.
Upcoming Knowledge Circles

FPA Connect

A member-only, compliance-friendly space online for all levels of planners to ask questions and share insights. Please email communities@onefpa.org for access to this private NexGen group.
Join the Conversation

FPA Activate

Connect with peers from all over the country in this Facebook group that provides community, resources and a place to get your questions answered.
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FPA NexGen® Gathering

Meet your fellow FPA NexGen® members at this annual gathering. This is where NexGen comes to life—it's the only conference focused on YOU and your career. Be sure to attend—we're told it's been a pivotal moment in many planners’ careers.
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FPA Virtual Externship

Financial planning students entering the profession today might find themselves without in-person internship or mentorship opportunities, so FPA has created a one-of-a-kind opportunity: The Virtual Externship Experience.
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FPA Residency

A week-long, interactive learning experience, FPA Residency offers NexGen planners individualized feedback from mentors in a case study-based program that will help you develop the skills you need to become a confident and competent professional.
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Monthly Magazine: FPA Next Generation Planner

This monthly online and digital app-based publication provides practical and valuable content to help you work toward your career goals.
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Podcast: You’re a Financial Planner...Now What?

This weekly podcast asks all the questions you’re dying to know as a new planner.
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Financial Planning Challenge

​​​​​​​​​​​The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), Ameriprise Financial and CFP Board are pleased to host the Financial Planning Challenge.
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Join the FPA NexGen® Committee

Do you want to become a guiding force for the FPA NexGen® community and the future of the profession? Learn more about current leadership, how to apply for future openings and how to volunteer in different roles throughout the organization.