MORE THAN JUST EVENTS
Events are the backbone of our Financial Planning Association (FPA) chapter.
However, the FPA offers so much more:
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Professional Development Center
Learn your way through this online portal for continuing education including webinars, live events, career development opportunities and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange forums.
Journal of Financial Planning
Receive digital and hard copy editions of the FPA award-winning, peer-reviewed Journal for the best current thinking, innovative, thought-provoking content, ideas and strategies plus continuing education credit with access to searchable archives. Download editions with the JFP app.
Journal in the Round
Participate in lively, monthly roundtables with Journal writers and contributors who illuminate, discuss and debate the thinking behind articles followed by Q & A about the issues from members’ perspectives by FPA Knowledge Circle hosts.
FPA Annual Conference
Attend the largest gathering of CFP® professionals and thought leaders in financial planning for take home practical knowledge and strategies for immediate implementation in your practice.
Recharge and deepen your practice at this FPA gathering of top leaders, thinkers, and planners delivering in-depth learning with the potential to alter the course of your career and the profession.
Financial Services Review
Access the latest theoretical and empirical research in personal financial management through this quarterly supplement from the Academy of Financial Services and Journal of Financial Planning. CE in each issue.
Jump start your career in this experiential 6-day in-residence program. If you are eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination, are a new or soon-to-be CFP® professional, build experience in real financial planning scenarios and establish mentor relationships with preeminent thought leaders.
Expand your connections through FPA’s unparalleled nationwide chapters. Network and share ideas with colleagues and participate in local educational programs, events and leadership opportunities.
Volunteer your skills, talents and passion in support of financial planning through meaningful, one-time commitment or long-term projects/positions available at the national and chapter levels.
Connect with consumers through this online search tool for CFP® professionals. Additionally receive 4 client articles for use in newsletters, promotions and on your website. (Eligibility requirements apply.)
FPA Member Advantage Program
Access a comprehensive collection of member-only discounts on industry-leading consultants, top-notch education providers, first-class insurance plans, and best-of-breed software and technology from firms selected to help you take your practice to the next level. Savings on these essential business tools and resources can more than cover the cost of your annual dues.
FPA Research and Practice
Gain a competitive advantage through original research on business-centric topics and issues, including operations, personnel, human resources, marketing and technology. Detailed analysis, reports, whitepapers and resources, based on the research, will help you identify your business gaps and address them.
FPA Job Board
Explore career opportunities through confidential online resume posting, automated weekly e-mail notification of new job listings and the ability to save jobs for later review. Employers and recruiters can search a large pool of applicants through targeted access to the nation’s most qualified financial planning talent pool.
Learn the essentials of working with journalists through your FPA chapter or organization-wide virtual trainings including how to pitch story ideas to reporters, what you need to do to prepare for interviews, how you can improve interview performance and tactics for ensuring you maintain a great reputation with reporters.
Be a part of the unique media query system for CFP®professionals that connects journalists with FPA members on personal finance and financial planning stories. Queries are sent electronically to qualified CFP®professional members who attend an FPA-approved media training.
Gain best practices and tips from experts, or volunteer to share your expertise in this program designed to connect emerging leaders with seasoned professionals to foster professional development while giving back to the profession.
Receive with a monthly subscription to Money magazine plus access to the Money digital edition.
FPA Group Membership
Support the success of your smaller firm by enrolling in this program delivering all of the benefits of individual membership along with special savings on individual membership dues* and national conferences. Firms pay with one, streamlined invoice. *Savings applicable to FPA CFP® and Allied Professional memberships only.
FPA Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C. and State Advocacy Days provide hands-on training, branded folders, badges and position leave behinds, a pre-event webinar, and the option of an advocacy team member to lead you through your first effort.
Financial Planning Coalition
FPA’s role in the Financial Planning Coalition provides you with a powerful voice in Washington D.C. on joint policy positions and gives more direct access to policymakers on behalf of FPA members. Research and data driven projects help persuade public policy decisions on issues that advance your profession.
FPA Political Action Committee
FPA-PAC, the only registered PAC on Capital Hill, represents financial planners and financial planning building valuable relationships with candidates, providing access to leaders who share your concerns and educating policymakers.
FPA Engage Platform
Find your elected state and federal officials with one click, and get up to speed with news and policy info that affects our profession.