Read any number of studies, or just glance around most industry conferences and you'll see it: Women make up a noticeable minority of the financial advisory community.
The CFP Board is trying to do something about it.
The organization announced Wednesday the launch of a yearlong initiative to determine what's keeping women out of the financial profession -- and then it will recommend ways to increase their number.
"I am here to encourage more women to become CFP[®] professionals and make financial planning a career," CFP [Board] chairwoman Nancy Kistner, [CFP®,] told the Women Advisor Forum in New York on Wednesday. Read More >
Rachel F. Elson
May 15, 2013