CFP Disclosure

The CFP designation is issued by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. In order to receive a CFP designation, the candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university and have 3 years of full-time personal financial planning experience. In addition, the candidate must complete a CFP board-registered program or hold one of the following: CPA, ChFC, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), CFA, Ph.D. in business or economics, Doctor of Business Administration or attorney’s license. Once the designation is earned, the CFP must complete 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years.