TD Ameritrade Institutional and Ameriprise Financial are sponsoring a research initiative of the CFP Board of Standards Inc. designed to draw more women into the financial planning industry, the CFP Board announced Thursday.
The research will provide information to support the CFP Board’s Women’s Initiative to increase the number of women who enter the financial planning profession and obtain the CFP® certification. Currently, only 23 percent of CFP® professionals are women, a number that has not changed in more than a decade.
“This is an exciting collaboration among three organizations that care deeply about the future of the CFP® certification, women in the financial planning profession and increasing the number of advisors to help Americans achieve their financial goals,” says Nancy Kistner, [CFP®] chair of the CFP Board’s Women’s Initiative and the former chair of the organization’s board of directors. Read more >
January 30, 2014