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Most people know the CFP® certification has become the gold standard for financial planners, who help individuals meet their life goals by effectively managing their financial resources.
However, the process of learning is often overlooked by adults seeking advanced degrees, certificates and certifications. The learning method you choose will have a major impact on passing the CFP Board examination. So, as you research accessible, practical and effective CFP preparatory programs, be sure to consider the ways in which you learn best.
"An important part of the Queens [CFP certification] was instructors already IN the field of financial planning, most of whom were CFP professionals. These instructors gave so many tips on what kinds of things we would need to know to pass the CFP exam, insights into how to work with clients and so much more." -Jenny I. Martella, Associate, Keatley Wealth Management, LLC
Many online programs have the appeal of convenience and control over the pace of learning. However, this type of format may hinder comprehension and retention. Consider the value of joining us in a traditional, seated, cohort learning experience. We offer:
The Queens CFP education program is comprised of seven modules:
If you are interested in learning more, there will be an information session on July 28, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. on the Queens campus. Please register.
Meets Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
Program Length: 23 months
The next program is scheduled to begin Fall 2020
$4,950 (books not included)
The program fee can be paid upfront or per module
The Queens program is reviewed by the CFP Board every two years. The program was most recently reviewed and approved April 4, 2018. You are encouraged to contact the CFP Board for any questions on criteria for approval.
Lisa M. Morgan