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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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Live Your Today. Plan Your Tomorrow.


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. Financial Planning Standards Board Names Leaders From Australia, Mexico and South Africa to Board of Directors

    Press Release   |   25 March 2021

    NEW YORK – 25 MARCH 2021 ­­– Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the standards-setting body for the global… read more

  2. FPSB Updates Guidance For Financial Planning Process to Reflect Practice Innovations, Shifting Approaches to Client Engagement

    Press Release   |   17 March 2021

    NEW YORK – 17 MARCH 2021 ­­– Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the standards-setting body for the global… read more

  3. Number of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professionals Worldwide Tops 192,000

    Press Release   |   04 March 2021

    Financial Planning Standards Board Announces Steady Growth Despite Challenging 2020 NEW YORK – 4 MARCH 2021 – Financial… read more

  4. Financial Planning Standards Board Launches Advisory Council to Steer Growth and Value of CFP Certification in India

    Press Release   |   22 February 2021

    NEW YORK — 22 FEBRUARY 2021 — Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), owner of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERCM… read more

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