To foster the evolution of financial planning as a widely accepted and understood profession, NAPFA announced Tuesday that, starting Jan. 1, it will only accept the CFP® [certification] for anyone applying to become NAPFA-registered planners.
"It's really not a big departure from what we've done in the past," NAPFA's Chair Lauren Locker, CFP® said in an interview. "The bigger issue here is that the CFP Board and the FPA are taking that first step in trying to make financial planning a real profession. I think we're all in agreement that let's all start with the CFP® [certification]." Read more >
December 2, 2012