CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Establishes Eleanor Blayney Gender Diversity Challenge Fund

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Blayney Encourages Match of $100,000 Gift as She Concludes Role as Special Adviser on Gender Diversity Eleanor Blayney, CFP® has established the Eleanor Blayney Gender Diversity Fund with a matching $100,000 gift to support the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning as she concludes her role as CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Special Adviser on Gender …

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CFP Board Volunteer Leaders, Center for Financial Planning Executive Director Among InvestmentNews’ Women to Watch

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Key volunteer leaders and an executive at the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. were among those who have been recognized on InvestmentNews’s 2017 Women to Watch list. 2017 Board of Directors Member Peggy Ruhlin, CFP®, CPA/PFS was honored with the Alexandra Armstrong Award for Lifetime Achievement in Financial Planning, while 2018 Chair-Elect Susan …

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CFP Board, FPA Collaborate to Strengthen Financial Planning Profession

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Two Organizations Agree to Work Together in Support of Their Respective Roles in Advancing the Profession The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today that they have formalized a collaboration to support the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning and FPA’s role as the largest …

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New Academic Journal: ‘Financial Planning Review’

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First Edition of Peer-Reviewed Journal Published in Mid-2018 Financial planning as a recognized profession is taking a major step forward with Financial Planning Review, a double-blind, peer-reviewed academic journal from the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning. “Financial Planning Review will have a significant impact in advancing the profession of financial planning,” said Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis, …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award in Insurance/Risk Management

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he CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is pleased to announce the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award that will be presented at the Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines in Arlington, Va. on February 20-22, 2018. This Best Paper Award is the next in a series of awards that will recognize authors from a variety of …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, TD Ameritrade Institutional Seek Submissions for 2018 Best Paper Award for Behavioral Finance

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The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, in collaboration with TD Ameritrade Institutional, today announced that it is seeking submissions for the first in a series of Best Paper Awards that will be presented at the Center’s second annual Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines in Washington, D.C., on February 20-22, 2018. …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Appoints Rochelle Zeidman as Managing Director, Development

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The CFP Board Center Financial Planning announced today that it has named Rochelle Zeidman as its Managing Director, Development, a newly created role in which she will drive efforts to increase financial support for the Center’s work to increase diversity, advance workforce development and build an academic home for the financial planning profession. As Managing …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, iRelaunch Announce the Financial Planner Re-entry Initiative

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Career Re-entry Initiative Seeks to Help More Professional Women Return to the Workforce as Financial Planners The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning and iRelaunch have joined forces to create the Financial Planning Re-entry Initiative (FPRI), a ground-breaking diversity and workforce development pilot program aimed at growing the pool of female financial planners. The FPRI’s …

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Center in the News

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Read recent articles about the Center for Financial Planning. FAs Wanted: “Millennials, Women, People of Color” Financial Advisor IQ, April 24, 2017 Center for Financial Planning Awards Scholarships Financial Advisor, April 6, 2017 Fidelity’s David Canter Makes Financial Advice His Boston Marathon Cause InvestmentNews, March 20, 2017 Beware the Gap Coming in the Number of …

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