CPA/PFS Credential Eligibility Requirements
Learn about the program requirements for the Personal Financial Specialist ( PFS) credential.
Published on April 26, 2013
CPA/PFS FINRA Series 65 Exam Waiver Information
FINRA Series 65 waiver information for PFS credential holders.
Published on June 27, 2012
Learn about the PFS Exam
Published on March 12, 2013
Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) Program Changes
A before and after comparison of changes within the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) program, including information on the general qualification process, the CPA certificate, exams, experience, and many more areas
Published on February 01, 2010
CPA PFS Credential Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the Personal Financial Specialist credential including: Do I have to be a CPA and a member of the AICPA to apply? What is required to maintain the PFS Credential? Find answers to these and other common questions about the PFS credential
Published on April 02, 2013
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
AICPA PFS Exam Sponsorship Program
The AICPA PFP Section is offering sponsorships to help with the costs associated with the candidates taking both the PFS Exam Review Course and the PFS Exam
Published on March 07, 2013
Other Regulatory Resources
In addition to the information in the PFP Practice Center on registration and compliance issues for financial advisers, consider these other useful resources.
Published on March 07, 2013
Financial Services Reform
Stay up to date on legislative and regulatory issues relating to financial services reform.
Published on April 30, 2013
PFS Credential Referral Program
Information about the CPA/PFS credential referral program to promote the credential
Published on February 26, 2013
Young & Emerging CPA Financial Planners
Learn why a career as a CPA financial planner or Personal Financial Specialist may be right for you
Published on May 01, 2013
Overview of the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) Credential
A summary page with links to all necessary information relating to the PFS credential program.
Published on May 08, 2013
PFP & CPA/PFS Education Opportunities
Education related opportunities to develop professionally and be prepared for the PFS exam, including partnerships with The American College
Published on April 05, 2013
How Do I Become a Registered Investment Advisor
...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
Overview of New Form ADV2 and Other Compliance Considerations
New SEC regulations effective October 12th require investment advisers to use a new Form ADV, Part 2, which includes supplemental information not previously required in the current “check-the-box” format. Join Ellen Bruno as she discusses the critical information you need to know about the transition to the new ADV2.
Published on January 28, 2011