National Association Of Estate Planners And Councils - NAEPC

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DEFINITION of 'National Association Of Estate Planners And Councils - NAEPC'

A nationwide coalition of estate planners and estate planning councils dedicated to establishing and maintaining high stardards of compentence for the estate planning profession. NAEPC offers two estate planning credentials, the Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) and the Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS). The organization seeks to promote the value of estate planning through various marketing and public education programs.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'National Association Of Estate Planners And Councils - NAEPC'

In order to earn either of the estate planning credentials offered, students must have a career related to estate planning. Stockbroker, financial planners and tax professionals are all eligible for these programs. They must also have at least five years of qualifying experience in their respective fields before they can carry the designation.

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