On March 30, 2007, the Financial Planning Association made history by winning a lawsuit that vacated SEC Rule 202(a)(11)-1. This forced brokers to become SEC-regulated advisors, and helped to create a division of the two hats in the financial services industry: fiduciary and suitability.
Saundra Davis believes that financial coaching skills and financial planning go hand in hand. As a financial planner, you may be completely confident in the guidance you give to clients – but feel frustrated and lost time and again when they fail to follow your advice. This, according to Saundra, is where coaching comes in.
Krista Sheets and Sarah Dale from FPA’s Coach’s Corner are here on this week’s episode of #YAFPNW to talk about how to combat a dysfunctional workplace and build a people-focused team.
Today’s article was submitted by Bryan Ruiz. Bryan is a planner in residence at Kahler Financial Group and active member of the Financial Planning Association! After failing and passing the CFP® exam, he shares his reflections on his struggle, his process, and lessons learned.
Did you pass the CFP® Exam this July? If so… it’s time to celebrate! You’ve truly proven yourself the last few months. You’ve studied for hundreds of hours, made sacrifices in order to take more practice tests, and battled the stress that comes with preparation for this once in a lifetime exam – and you’ve come out on the other side, successful!