About the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program
The Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program is a series of certificates covering the core areas of personal financial planning (PFP), including retirement, estate, risk management and insurance, and investment planning, and how tax planning relates to each area.
PFP Practical Applications Certificate Program
The PFP Practical Application Certificate is earned upon successful completion of the continuing education courses. It is an informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge of personal financial planning. Part of the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program, this certificate program is comprised of five courses, including four case studies, covering the clients' planning life cycle. You will learn to navigate the regulatory environment, understand the PFP standards, use fundamental concepts in a systematic planning process, and utilize your technical knowledge for the benefit of your clients.
If you are seeking a thorough understanding of the planning process and your responsibilities as a planner with real-world application of how the PFP topics integrate with your clients life goals, this program is for you!
This series of courses includes:
If you are an active CPA desiring to obtain the PFS credential, the certificate program provides an alternative pathway to meeting the exam and education requirements. See aicpa.org/pfs for details.Enhanced On-Demand Format
This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.