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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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces Scholarship Award Winners for CFP Board Registered Programs

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The Center for Financial Planning announced today the recipients of the Milton Stern Scholarship and the Deena-Jo Heide Diesslin Scholarship Fund. The Milton Stern Scholars Fund scholarship is a $5,000 award granted to individuals residing in Connecticut, New Jersey, or New York, who are pursuing a certificate program in financial planning and demonstrate financial need. …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Launches New Campaign to Inspire Future Generation of Financial Planners

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Educational campaign aimed at raising awareness of financial planning as a career The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning yesterday kicked-off its groundbreaking “I am a CFP® Pro” educational campaign to inspire young people – specifically women and people of color – to consider a career in financial planning. “The financial planner workforce needs to …

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David Canter of Fidelity to Run in 2017 Boston Marathon on Behalf of CFP Board Center for Financial Planning

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Funds Raised Will Support Center Activities to Create a More Diverse Financial Planning Profession The work of CFP Board’s Center for Financial Planning to create a younger, more diverse financial planning profession is a marathon, not a sprint. To that end, Fidelity’s David Canter will be running in the Boston Marathon on April 17 to raise …

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Eleanor Blayney, CFP® to Serve as Special Adviser on Gender Diversity for the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning

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The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning today announced that Eleanor Blayney, CFP® is the new Special Adviser on Gender Diversity, a role in which she will continue to build upon the Center’s Women’s Initiative (WIN) and provide valuable guidance on its other initiatives to increase racial, ethnic and generational diversity within the financial planning …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces Best Paper Award Winners

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Winning papers recognized, presented at inaugural Academic Research Colloquium The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Best Paper Awards that were presented during the Center’s inaugural Academic Research Colloquium. “The Colloquium showcased vibrant, cutting-edge research on financial planning and related disciplines from the U.S. and around …

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CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces Merrill Lynch as Event Sponsor of the 2017 Academic Research Colloquium

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Merrill Lynch also to sponsor Student Best Paper Award The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is pleased to announce Merrill Lynch as the event sponsor of this week’s Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines. The event is at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Va. on February 7 – …

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