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Global standards updated to reflect evolving client needs

FPSB’s Global Financial Planning Standards have been updated in 2023 to reflect the changing needs and expectations of consumers, as well as the evolution in the practice of financial planning by professionals.

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Asia-Pacific cross-border online tool for CFP professionals

FPSB’s cross-border certification tool helps     
CFP professionals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) who are looking to move territories or work in multiple territories. This tool helps identify:

  • requirements to transfer CFP certification from one territory to another within APAC
  • how to become eligible for CFP certification in multiple territories within APAC
  • what recognition of Continuing Professional Development
    applies in different APAC territories.

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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.


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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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Recent News Releases

  1. Financial Planning Standards Board Updates Global Financial Planning Standards to Reflect Evolving Client Needs

    02 April 2023

    DENVER, COLO – 3 April 2023 – Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the standards-setting body for the global… read more

  2. Financial Planning Standards Board Seeks Candidates for 2024 Board of Directors

    Press Release   |   20 March 2023

    DENVER, COLO – 20 March 2023 – Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the standards-setting body for the global… read more

  3. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professionals Worldwide Surpasses 213,000

    Press Release   |   06 February 2023

    Number of CFP professionals has increased ten-fold since 1990, when CFP certification first went international DENVER – 7… read more

  4. Financial Planning Standards Board Names 2023 Leadership from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands and Singapore

    Press Release   |   08 November 2022

    DENVER, COLO –  Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the standards-setting body for the global financial planning… read more

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