Do you have any idea what the job outlook is for people looking to get into a fee-based only company? I was very very interested in leaving my job as an engineer to become a CFP based on my interest in personal finance. One of the best I have even seen on the internet. Obviously, completing the education requirement will help you get a job in financial planning. What is the prospect for growth? English Choose a language for shopping.
You can get around all or part of this requirement if you hold certain certifications or degrees. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I even went through a regrettable experience with a company called World Financial Group thinking it would be my pathway to this field. I am happy to say I passed all 4 parts of the CPA exam in one sitting. Comments Thanks for a great post, Paul! Based on a comment above, I am already making the same salary as somebody with years experience as a CFP. What are some personal characteristics needed?
Great post- very informative. There are actually two parts to the education requirement. I finished each part early but not by much.
I mentioned there are two parts to the education requirement.
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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This is something I considered after I graduated with a Finance degree. Reading your post over really makes one appreciate how much it takes to become one. Sometimes, it is so hard to find quality, thorough information online.
What are some personal characteristics needed? I tried to make it as conversational as possible while still covering all the bases. Let me know if you have any other questions. Who would like to join me in trying to get their CFP? Do you have any idea what the job outlook is for people looking to get into a fee-based only company? Great post- very informative. Find the best financial planner you can and try to work as a paraplanner assistant to them.
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One of the best I have even seen on the internet. Thanks again for the informative post! If I pass the background check.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This is a guest post by Paul Williams from Provident Planning. Thanks for a great post, Paul!
Sign up for the private Financial Samurai newsletter! Thanks again for the excellent instruction and guide to becoming a CFP! English Choose a language for shopping. What is the prospect for growth? What is the prospect for growth in the career field? It may be difficult to find a job in the financial planning industry right now, but coursewwork could always try working for free for a couple months to prove yourself. Internships and residency programs foursework the Financial Planning Association can also help you fulfill this requirement.
I have been considering becoming a CFP. Though many people do great in sales type positions with only vfp people skills. Those areas would probably be easy for you. Let me know if you have any other questions. Reading your post over really makes one appreciate how much it takes to become one.
I tried to make it as conversational as possible while still covering all the bases. Great job on the post Paul!