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CFP® Professional Membership Benefits


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

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

Learn the essentials of working with the media, then connect with journalists through FPA MediaSource

Connect with consumers through FPA PlannerSearch®



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

Belong to the Financial Planning Coalition



Expand Your Connections

Network with 24,000+ financial planning colleagues

Participate in one of 91 local FPA chapters

Interact virtually on the FPA Connect online forum

Learn from colleagues in FPA Knowledge Circles

What is CFP® Professional Membership?

CFP® Professional Membership supports CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERSin the U.S. regardless of practice type or compensation method.

The Financial Planning Association® (FPA® ) works in partnership with academic leaders, regulatory and legislative bodies, financial service firms and consumer interest groups to advance the practice and profession of financial planning. Our unique resources and nationwide network of local FPA chapters provide CFP® professionals with the knowledge and community they need to succeed and grow.

If you are a CFP® Candidate or CFP® Certificant Student, or International CFP® professional visit our Membership Options Page.

How to Become a CFP® Professional Member

Becoming a CFP® Professional Member is an investment in your professional development and business success and pays for itself in benefits, career growth opportunities, preferred member pricing, and resources. To join, enter your zip code to calculate your dues, then fill in your member profile and pay your membership dues online.

or Call to to Join

800.322.4237 U.S. and Canada
303.759.4900 International

Note: Membership includes participation in one of FPA’s nationwide network of chapters assigned using your zip code. To affiliate with a different chapter, call FPA at 800-322-4237.