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Increasing Awareness

Public Awareness Campaign & Toolkit

CFP Board's current Public Awareness Campaign, With a CFP® Professional, raises awareness among consumers of the difference that a CFP® professional can make in their lives. That difference is a CFP® professional — backed by rigorous training — acting as a coach and counselor who can help incorporate all aspects of one’s finances into a personalized roadmap that inspires trust and confidence, today and tomorrow.

Let's Make a Plan - with a CFP® Professional

About the Campaign

Our integrated With a CFP® Professional campaign first launched in fall 2018 and has been updated for spring 2020. The current campaign includes a mix of TV, online advertising, social media, radio and public relations efforts. The campaign raises awareness for CFP® certification and CFP® professionals, and encourages consumers to visit the Let's Make a Plan website to learn more about financial planning and search for a CFP® professional. Below are materials you can use to help expand the campaign's reach, including the campaign website.

Visit the "Let's Make a Plan" Website


TV ADS

The Public Awareness Campaign’s television ads air on national cable networks as well as through streaming services, such as Hulu. The “Acronyms” and “Cal, Val & Ellen,” TV commercials show consumers at different phases in their financial life and how a CFP® professional can help with a holistic, tailored plan that provides confidence for today and tomorrow. Use the share links to embed or share these videos with your networks.

2020 Digital Banner Ads

To place this ad on your own site:

  1. Copy the code from the field below.
  2. Paste this code on any page on your website where you want the ad to appear.
    <iframe src="https://www.cfp.net/-/media/Images/CFP-Board/CFP-Board-Images/Programs-and-Initiatives/Public-Awareness-Campaign/2020-Banner-Ads/300x600/CFP_Acronym_BackupStatic_300x600.jpg" style="border: 0px currentcolor; width: 300px; height: 600px;"></iframe>
  3. Hyperlink your image to point to the Let's Make a Plan website.

To place this ad on your own site:

  1. Copy the code from the field below.
  2. Paste this code on any page on your website where you want the ad to appear.
    <iframe src="https://www.cfp.net/-/media/Images/CFP-Board/CFP-Board-Images/Programs-and-Initiatives/Public-Awareness-Campaign/2020-Banner-Ads/728x90/CFP_Acronym_BackupStatic_728x90.jpg" style="border: 0px currentcolor; width: 728px; height: 90px;"></iframe>
  3. Hyperlink your image to point to the Let's Make a Plan website.

To place this ad on your own site:

  1. Copy the code from the field below.
  2. Paste this code on any page on your website where you want the ad to appear.
    <iframe src="https://www.cfp.net/-/media/Images/CFP-Board/CFP-Board-Images/Programs-and-Initiatives/Public-Awareness-Campaign/2020-Banner-Ads/970x250/CFP_Acronym_BackUpStatic_970x250.jpg" style="border: 0px currentcolor; width: 970px; height: 250px;"></iframe>
  3. Hyperlink your image to point to the Let's Make a Plan website.

To place this ad on your own site:

  1. Copy the code from the field below.
  2. Paste this code on any page on your website where you want the ad to appear.
    <iframe src="https://www.cfp.net/-/media/Images/CFP-Board/CFP-Board-Images/Programs-and-Initiatives/Public-Awareness-Campaign/2020-Banner-Ads/300x250/CFP_Acronym_BackupStatic_300x250.jpg" style="border: 0px currentcolor; width: 300px; height: 250px;"></iframe>
  3. Hyperlink your image to point to the Let's Make a Plan website.
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Radio & Other Media 

A sample script based on the :15 second national NPR sponsorship is below. This can be edited for use on your local NPR station or other audio appearance. A :30 podcast script is also provided.

NPR :15 Support for [NPR] comes from C-F-P. Certified Financial Planner professionals: Focused on providing holistic financial planning, from taxes and investments to retirement and estate planning, in the client’s best interest. Let’s-Make-A-Plan-Dot-Org.

Podcast :30 Every financial plan needs a CFP® professional. When your financial advisor earns the CFP® certification, it means he or she is trained to provide holistic and ethical financial planning in your best interest. So, with a CFP® professional, you’ll have confidence for today and security for tomorrow. Three letters do make a difference in your Confident Financial Plan. Find your CFP® professional or check to see if your advisor has CFP® certification at LETS MAKE A PLAN DOT ORG.

 

CAMPAIGN PREVIEW WEBINAR

CFP Board leadership and agency partners discuss details about the campaign and share the TV ads during a "preview" webinar.

Explore THE CAMPAIGN WEBSITE

Visit the Let's Make a Plan website to see the public awareness campaign in action and search for CFP® professionals.

Visit Let's Make a Plan