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We are a passionate community of professionals committed to furthering the financial planning profession. Our mission at FPA Activate is to help you further your career and become an exceptional planner. Whether you are a student, new to the profession, a career changer or are curious about financial planning, you’ve found the right place. The FPA is the professional organization for CFP® professionals and is committed to providing tools for your success, whatever career stage you are in.
#thelatest from FPA Activate & #YAFPNW
Steven Fox, CFP®, founded his fee-only financial planning firm, Next Gen Financial Planning, in 2016. As a business owner, Steven has learned to serve a wide range of millennial clients. He practices on a unique model of wealth management that focuses on managing student loans, getting started with investing, and more.read more
As more established planners plan for their own futures many young professionals are offered a succession plan as part of their career path. In this episode, Connor Koppa, CFP® walks #YAFPNW listeners through what it’s like to be part of a succession plan, what his ownership arrangement looks like at Focus Financial, and more.read more
On March 30, 2007, the Financial Planning Association made history by winning a lawsuit that vacated SEC Rule 202(a)(11)-1. This forced brokers to become SEC-regulated advisors, and helped to create a division of the two hats in the financial services industry: fiduciary and suitability.read more
Krista Sheets and Sarah Dale from FPA’s Coach’s Corner are here on this week’s episode of #YAFPNW to talk about how to combat a dysfunctional workplace and build a people-focused team.read more
Today’s article was submitted by Bryan Ruiz. Bryan is a planner in residence at Kahler Financial Group and active member of the Financial Planning Association! After failing and passing the CFP® exam, he shares his reflections on his struggle, his process, and lessons learned.read more