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Lessons I Learned from Interviewing Over A Thousand Financial Planners

Apr 14, 2011

After about three years into the business I had talked to hundreds of planners who possessed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ [certification] and hundreds who did not, and it became clear we had to make this [CFP® certification] an absolute requirement [for our financial planners at financial eduationcompany Financial Finesse]. Read more >

Forbes.com
Liz Davidson
April 14, 2011

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