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Five Things you Probably Didn’t Know About the Financial Planning Profession

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  1. Demand for personal financial advisors is expected to grow 41% by 2016, according to Money Magazine and Payscale.com
  2. Among clients who work with an advisor, 87% of those working with a CFP® professional are satisfied or very satisfied, compared with 72% of those who work with an advisor without certification, according to a July 2012 survey.
  3. The 2013 Household Financial Planning Survey shows that those with a financial plan feel more confident and report more success managing money, savings and investments than those who have not.
  4. Employment for personal financial advisors is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
  5. In a March 2012 survey of American consumers, 60% indicated they would benefit from the counsel of a financial planner or advisor.

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