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CFP Board Demands Standards for Financial Designations

Aug 21, 2012

Due to pervasive financial abuse of America's senior citizens, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is urging the adoption of a set of standards for financial planning designations.

A set of standards ranking the many designations used by those who claim to be financial advisors would help all Americans, and especially seniors, determine which designations mean a planner has proper training and which designations are meaningless or meant to deceive, says the CFP Board.

[CFP Board] asked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to develop such a rating system in a letter delivered Tuesday. Read more >

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Karen DeMasters
August 21, 2012

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