Understanding Safe Withdrawal Rates
Determining a “safe” amount of retirement spending is an increasingly popular topic amongst financial planners, yet a great deal of confusion exists about the current state of research and how it should be applied.
Published on December 27, 2012
Comment Letter on SSPFPS from CFP
Comment letter on the Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services.
Published on December 11, 2013
Getting Started on the PFS Credential
Learn how to get started on obtaining the PFS credential.
Published on May 07, 2010
Getting Started on the PFS Credential - Examination
Learn about the examination requirements for the PFS credential.
Published on April 05, 2011
How Do I Become a Registered Investment Advisor
Once you have decided to enter the business of investment advising, contact your state securities commission and ask for an investment advisor registration packet. Determine if an examination is required. Most states require you to take the Series 65 exam.
Published on October 21, 2011
Personal Financial Specialist Application
The PFS application is used to collect information about a candidate's business experience, lifelong learning, and exam history. This information is used to determine whether the candidate has met the point requirements of the PFS multiple entry point system.
Published on June 14, 2010
Be Your Own Recruiter How to Find, Hire and Retain Top Talent
Human capital is one of the best investments you can make in your practice. In a client-service industry, face-time with your clients is critical and the staff with whom your clients interact can make or break your firm’s reputation.
Published on September 08, 2011
PFP Power Hour
These quarterly calls will provide members an opportunity to hear the latest news affecting CPA financial planners as well as recent benefits and events available to PFP/PFS members.
Published on January 30, 2014
Investment Fiduciary Responsibility
The newly published Prudent Practices for Investment Advisors lays the foundation for the responsibilities and prudent process every CPA should be aware of in the giving of investment advice as a fiducially prudent advisor.
Published on September 26, 2012
The Planner Newsletter
The Planner is an award-winning, bi-monthly, quick-read newsletter focusing entirely on personal financial planning news brought to you by the AICPA's PFP Community.
Published on January 10, 2014