Certified Financial Planner

  1. A Guide To Financial Designations

    Find out which certifications can bring you the greatest career returns.
  2. The Alphabet Soup of Financial Certifications

    We decode the meaning of the many letters that can follow the names of financial ...
  3. A Look At CFA Job Opportunities

    Being a CFA charterholder can take your career in many different directions. Find ...
  4. A Day in the Life of a Financial Advisor

    Financial advisors do a lot more than just manage portfolios, including prospecting, ...
  5. Should You Choose a Fee-only Financial Advisor?

    Is working with a fee-only financial advisor always your best option?
  6. Financial Planner: Job Description & Average ...

    Discover the general job duties and average salary of a financial planner, as well ...
  1. What are the reasons that cause financial advisors to fail in their careers?

    Think about the risks with financial planning before you pursue a career in the industry, and make sure you aren't wasting ...
  2. What's the difference between a financial advisor and a financial planner?

    Seeking professional advice from a financial advisor may involve asking for financial help from a certified financial planner, ...
  3. Which popular professional certification exams do not require sponsorship?

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) administers several professional certification examinations that do not ...
  4. I hold a professional degree. Am I eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner ...

    According to the CFP board, if you hold one or more of the following, you are eligible to challenge the CFP(R) certification ...
  1. 6 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Financial Job

    In uncertain times we all need some job security. Check out these 6 tips to recession-proof ...
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