(NewsUSA) - Are you thinking of a career change? As you explore new possibilities, you’ll likely want a profession that offers personal fulfillment, encourages professional growth, provides greater opportunities for advancement, thrives in a rapidly expanding industry, and boasts attractive financial benefits.
You’ll find all these benefits and more in a career as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, as well as plenty of resources to help you make the career switch. And financial planning makes use of key skills that you've probably developed at previous jobs, including interpersonal communication, relationship management, analysis, marketing and project management.
Becoming a CFP® professional requires earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, which is the standard for competent and ethical financial planning. The CFP® mark after your name signals to clients and employers that you’re a knowledgeable partner who is committed to putting your clients’ interests first.
Earning your CFP® certification provides many advantages:
The Path to Becoming A CFP® Professional
Becoming a CFP® professional means completing requirements for the “4 E’s”: Education, Exam, Experience, and Ethics.
You Have Questions. We Have Answers.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) offers many resources to help ensure a seamless transition toward a successful and fulfilling career as a CFP® professional.
CFP Board’s Candidate Forum allows you to connect with other candidates to share experiences and engage with others who are at various stages on their path to CFP® certification. Invaluable mentoring resources can connect you to experienced CFP® professionals who can offer guidance and support. You can also use our library of resources or join upcoming webinars and other events to support your career change.
When you’re ready to start your job search, we can help. The CFP Board Career Center is a free online resource that lists current job and internship opportunities in financial planning. Here you can create your profile, upload your resume, and view open positions for all experience levels.
Your financial planning career awaits. Get started today.