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CFP® Professionals

CFP® professional who actively practices or supports financial planning.

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Financial Planning Professionals

Financial planning professionals who are not CFP® professionals, or those that support the delivery of financial planning services.

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FPA Member Benefits At a Glance

FPA members receive 50% or more off continuing education webinars, savings on the FPA Annual Conference registration, access to the FPA award-winning, peer-reviewed Journal of Financial Planning as well as discounts on personal and professional products and services through the FPA Member Advantage Program. FPA Membership is your One Connection™ for these savings and unlocks access to:


Professional Development

Learn Your Way

Secure preferred pricing for online continuing education

Gain a subscription to the award-winning Journal of Financial Planning

Save on events and conferences with discounted registration


Business Success

Energize & Grow Your Business

Access original research from the FPA Research and Practice Institute™

Learn the essentials of working with journalists through FPA media training

Save with more than 70 discounted practice management resources, tools, and education providers



Protect Your Profession

Get representation through the FPA Political Action Committee (PAC)

Become an official FPA Advocate with the FPA Engage Advocacy Tool and State Advocacy Toolkit

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Expand Your Connections

Network with 24,000+ financial planning colleagues

Participate in one of 93 local FPA chapters

Interact virtually on the FPA Connect online forum

Learn from colleagues in FPA Knowledge Circles

What is the Financial Planning Association?

The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is a Powerful Resource for CFP® Professionals and Financial Planning Professionals Who Seek Advancement in a Dynamic, Growing Profession.

FPA delivers One Connection™ to top-quality professional development, critical business and career-building resources, and a community committed to elevating the profession. Join colleagues who, like you, aspire to grow professionally and share a passion for financial planning. Our nationwide network of chapters offers unrivaled support and community for planners of all levels.

The Financial Planning Association supports CFP® professionals, financial planners, academic leaders, students, and those who support the financial planning process.