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Whether you need help navigating your financial reality today, or preparing to reach long-term goals, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional is there to help. Because even when life is uncertain, you are in control of your financial future.

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.

What is Financial Planning?

Fintech and the Future of Financial Planning

Download FPSB’s Fintech and the Future of Financial Planning report to join the global financial planning community’s conversation on:

  • Trends driving the demand for fintech tools
  • The role for fintech in financial planning
  • Which consumers will/should use automated advice tools
  • Future innovations in fintech
  • How regulators can oversee such a dynamic and complex field
  • How the global financial planning community can adjust to automated advice

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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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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 affiliate 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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FPSB in the News

Recent News Releases

  1. Fifth Annual World Financial Planning Day Is Wednesday

    Press Release   |   03 October 2021

    Financial Planning Standards Board Promotes Value of Financial Planning on October 6th During IOSCO’s World Investor Week NEW… read more

  2. Financial Planning Practice in Future Will Be More Innovative, More Human and More in Demand, According to Global CFP Professionals

    Press Release   |   03 October 2021

    FPSB Research Shows Global Financial Planning Community Optimistic About Profession’s Future, Committed to Professionalism… read more

  3. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professionals Rank Building Trust, Effective Client Communication Among Most Important Tasks In Global Study

    Press Release   |   21 September 2021

    Nearly 12,000 CFP Professionals Benchmark Practice of Financial Planning Worldwide, Validate FPSB’s Global Standards, and Guide… read more

  4. Fifth Annual World Financial Planning Day Promotes Financial Wellbeing For All On 6 October

    Press Release   |   18 August 2021

    Financial Planning Standards Board and global CFP professional community join IOSCO during World Investor Week to promote value of… read more

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