To foster the evolution of financial planning as a widely accepted and understood profession, NAPFA announced Tuesday that, starting Jan. 1, it will only accept the CFP designation for anyone applying to become NAPFA-registered planners

“It’s really not a big departure from what we’ve done in the past,” NAPFA’s Chair Lauren Locker said in an interview. “The bigger issue here is that the CFP Board and the FPA are taking that first step in trying to make financial planning a real profession. I think we’re all in agreement that let’s all start with the CFP desgination.”

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