Articles tagged "CFP Board"


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The FPA finally puts on a better CFP face and she lights up the hall in Baltimore

Gigi Guerra was the 75,000th CFP recipient and she captured an air of revitalization the Financial Planning Association will need to survive and thrive amid massive industry changes

September 17, 2016 — 12:24 AM UTC

TD Ameritrade pulls off amazing Summit in DC that reveals rot to the core of SEC, FINRA and ERISA system

A consumer panel sobered the crowd off the bat with war stories and then Ron Rhoades, Mercer Bullard, David Tittsworth, Sheryl Garrett, Tom Nally, Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis and others pulled no punches

September 18, 2014 — 5:54 PM UTC

How the CFP Board is getting its $40 million's worth from its advertising campaign and how it isn't

Unaided recognition of CFP certification jumps about 90% in three years ...assets stemming from that, not so much

July 24, 2014 — 9:55 PM UTC

Spencer Bachus's amazing turnabout from RIA villain to white knight and the miserable state of Dodd Frank's advancement of fiduciary care

Once presumed to be in FINRA's back pocket, the Alabama congressman co-sponsors H.R. 1627 -- a huge boon to SEC oversight of RIAs

July 21, 2014 — 3:40 AM UTC

Opinion: Why NAPFA's CFP-only approach is a slap in the face of many financial advisors

In the alphabet soup of designations for advisors are many legitimate practitioners whom the association's new policy will shut out

December 21, 2012 — 3:41 AM UTC

The once underrespected CFP gets a lift after Merrill Lynch and now NAPFA make it central for newbies

Still, CFP certificants shoot down the idea of making the CEO credits requirements even harder, and fiduciary concerns linger

December 5, 2012 — 7:29 AM UTC

Schwab is set to connect RIAs outside its referral network to HNW investors through its 'Got-milk'-style campaign

RIA Stands for You will use things like digital New Yorker ads, messaging and candid videos with RIAs is funneling down to phone calls from virgin prospects

November 19, 2012 — 5:12 AM UTC

CFP Board shoots down Goldfarb's description of his alleged violation

The former chairman claims he's being hanged on a semantic technicality, but CEO Kevin Keller repudiates the claim

November 5, 2012 — 4:58 AM UTC

Before taking a self-imposed vow of silence, Ron Rhoades sounds off on the RIA industry and tells what's it's like to hit a professional wall

The outspoken NAPFA chairman-who-wasn't covers why the Bachus bill will rise again, the true fix for RIA exams and why the term 'fee-based' is inherently 'fraudulent'

August 27, 2012 — 3:33 AM UTC

Lockshin: All advisors must deal with the threat of low industry standards -- before investors do it for them

The gains of the last 20 years could be scuttled if advisors don't band together to raise the standards of training and education

August 17, 2012 — 4:27 AM UTC