Professional Standards and Ethics
Professional Standards and Ethics discusses the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The section also includes the full text of the Statements on Responsibilities in Personal Financial Planning Practice, a source of ethical guidance for financial planners.
Published on January 12, 2008
What do you do
Navigate the regulatory minefield and compliance issues with this interactive quiz that will help you determine which business model suits you and your firm and will direct you to the applicable compliance issues and other important matters
Published on February 18, 2010
Be in Demand Becoming a CPA Financial Planner
Young CPA's are entering the market looking for objective advice, guidance and direction. This article outlines how to position themselves to be in demand in a changing environment.
Published on September 12, 2014
Inside Information Archives - 2013
2013 Issues of Inside Information
Published on July 23, 2014
5 Reasons Why CPA Financial Planners May be Avoiding Life Insurance
If you’re a planner who continues to avoid life insurance discussions with your clients, consider re-evaluating your personal objections to provide a more holistic approach.
Published on August 18, 2014
The CPAs Guide to Financial and Estate Planning
Steve Siegel ties in the latest PFP Section benefit, The CPA’s Guide to Financial & Estate Planning, with essential estate planning considerations to discuss with your clients during 2014.
Published on September 05, 2014
What You Need to Know About the New PFP Standards
Get up to speed on the new PFP Standards that will go into effect on July 1, 2014. Clark M. Blackman II and Dirk Edwards help you understand if, when and how the statement applies in your practice.
Published on May 05, 2014
Steps the Public Can Take Before Disaster Strikes
Read about the six key steps people can take to prepare for the financial impact of a disaster. This information can be valuable when speaking to your clients, addressing civic groups, or being interviewed by the media.
Published on August 14, 2014
Illustrative Engagement Letter Long Form
A detailed PFP engagement letter you can use with your clients. Although you should consult legal counsel before drafting any client agreements, this sample will get you started.
Published on September 16, 2014
CPA/PFS Profile Jerry Nightingale
Meet Jerry Nightingale and learn more about his practice methodology, investment philosophy, volunteer work and leadership positions, and what makes him tick.
Published on June 04, 2014