ORLANDO, Fla. -- Financial planning “is still a relatively young profession with a lot of growing pains,” according to the incoming president of the FPA.

A host of unresolved issues -- including the competition between more than 100 financial planning designations, as well as uncertain career paths for younger planners, disputes over the definition of “fee-only” planning and whether or not the CFP Board should be a continuing education provider -- are all indicators of “a younger, new profession trying to find its way in the world,” Janet Stanzak said at a press conference Sunday afternoon at the FPA’s annual conference in Orlando, Fla.

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