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Promoting the Value of Financial Planning

Consumers worldwide feel challenged by their finances, but aren’t sure whom to trust for professional financial planning advice. Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB) establishes, upholds and promotes worldwide professional standards for financial planning to foster  public confidence in the financial planning profession.  FPSB demonstrates its commitment to excellence through its ownership of the international CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification program outside the United States.

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FPSB in the News

Recent News Releases

  1. FPSB Board Chairperson-Elect Congratulates FPSB Member and Dutch Financial Planners on 20 Years of Excellence at FFP Annual Congress

    Press Release   |   03 October 2016

    DENVER, CO – 3 OCTOBER 2016 – Pamela Packard, chairperson-elect of Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd.’s (FPSB) Board of… read more

  2. FPSB CEO to Speak at CISI Financial Planning Annual Conference

    Press Release   |   30 September 2016

    DENVER, CO – 30 September 2016 – FPSB CEO Noel Maye will speak at the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment… read more

  3. Financial Planning Standards Board Names Pamela Packard 2016 FPSB Board Chairperson-Elect

    Press Release   |   03 May 2016

    DENVER, CO – 03 May 2016 – Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), owner of the international CERTIFIED… read more

  4. Financial Planning Standards Board Seeks Candidates for 2017 Board of Directors

    Press Release   |   18 April 2016

    FPSB seeks nominations for two open positions on FPSB’s Board of Directors beginning 1 April 2017. read more

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CFP Certification – Global Excellence in Financial Planning

CFP certification is the only globally recognized mark of professionalism for financial planning. Find out what it takes to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional.





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Life’s Better with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional

Global consumer research conducted by FPSB found that people who work with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional feel more satisfied, more confident in achieving their financial and life goals, more knowledgeable about financial matters, and more successful at sticking to their financial strategies.


Shape the Future of the Global Financial Planning Profession

FPSB member organizations are the premier financial planning professional and certification bodies in their territories, collaborating with FPSB at the global level to lead the financial planning profession through knowledge sharing, standards development and thought leadership.

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