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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.

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

Click here to download the report.


FPSB in the News

Recent News Releases

  1. Financial Planning Standards Board Launches World Financial Planning Day 2018

    Press Release   |   10 September 2018

    DENVER, CO – 10 SEPTEMBER 2018 – On Wednesday, 3 October, Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB) and the network… read more

  2. FPSB Europe Sponsors Better Finance Conference on European Investor Empowerment in the Digital Age

    03 July 2018

    Conference Highlights FPSB’s Focus on Investor Protection, Financial Education and Fintech BRUSSELS – 3 JULY 2018 – The… read more

  3. Financial Planning Standards Board Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

    Press Release   |   20 June 2018

    DENVER, CO – 20 June 2018 – Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), owner of the international CERTIFIED FINANCIAL… read more

  4. Financial Planning Standards Board Adds Middle East-Based Global Accounting, Education Leader to its Governing Body

    20 February 2018

    DENVER – 20 FEBRUARY 2018 – Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), owner of the international CERTIFIED FINANCIAL… 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.





Over 175,000 CFP
Professionals Worldwide

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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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