Who We Are
The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the leadership and advocacy organization representing the financial planning community. FPA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are charged with helping the organization reach its Primary Aim while upholding the organization’s bylaws.
FPA members demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical conduct and clear, complete disclosure for financial planning professionals. FPA’s individual members include:
- Financial Planners
- Charitable Giving Specialists
- Insurance Agents
- Money Managers
- Investment Consultants
- Broker-Dealer and Corporate Executives
- Others Who Champion the Financial Planning Process
FPA Institutional Membership connects firms that support the financial planning process to the financial planning community.
As an organization that helps practitioners succeed as financial planners, we cultivate the body of knowledge for financial planning, share best practices and encourage professional development. FPA also provides opportunities for members to develop leadership skills to advance their personal and professional goals.
FPA & the General Public
FPA is a premier resource for information and tools, connecting consumers with financial planners who will deliver advice using an objective, client-centered, ethical process. Through FPA, consumers can:
- Get connected with a CFP® professional.
- Obtain literature on a variety of personal finance topics.
- Ask a general financial planning question and receive an answer from an FPA member.