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Since 2000, the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) has been the principal professional organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) professionals who seek advancement in a growing, dynamic profession. Through a collaborative effort to provide more than 23,000 members with One ConnectionTM to tools and resources for professional education, business success, advocacy and community, FPA has become an indispensable force in the advancement of today’s CFP® professional.

At FPA, we're dedicated to advancing the financial planning profession as well as your career. 
​The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® mark represents the standard of education and ethics consumers should be able to expect from a financial planner. And, since you have recently attained the CFP® marks, we're rewarding you with one of our invaluable resources – for free! ​


 Now that you're here, please select one of the following free resources from FPA.



Go  FPA Research and Practice InstituteTM

Read the inaugural study, The Future of Practice Management, on practice related needs, gaps and interests from the FPA Research and Practice Institute™ (RPI™). RPI’s quarterly, original research helps FPA members transform their business.



Go​  Journal of Financial Planning (Digital Copy)

Receive a digital copy of the Journal of Financial Planning and see how FPA’s award-wining publication featuring articles, interviews, columns and peer-reviewed technical contributions authored by a veritable “who’s who” in the profession will directly benefit you in your work.




Go  2012-2013 Financial Planning Compensation Study (General Practice Section) 

Download this electronic report which includes employee benefits and student and career changer expectations plus methodology, respondent profile and supplemental appendices.




Go  1 Month Subscription to Financial Planning Perspectives

Try a one month subscription to this series of articles that help address timely financial planning topics affecting consumers today. Financial Planning Perspective articles are FINRA-reviewed to help you better serve your clients.





Go  How to Market Your Business Article

Download FPA’s article, How to Market Your Business and learn how to successfully promote your services for optimal growth.