TITLE

FPA IN THE STATES

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the U.S. State securities commissioners are beginning to adopt an expanded Series 65 exam that includes competency elements testing an adviser's knowledge of the securities markets. In December 1999, Texas became the first major state to adopt the new exam and waivers for the certified financial planner (CFP), certified financial advisor, ChFC, PFS and CIC designations. A number of other states also have adopted the new exam and CFP waivers, including Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Indiana, Mississippi and Wisconsin. The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has learned that a small number of states do not intend to adopt the waiver recommendations by NASAA, and the FPA is planning to urge such states to adopt the model rule.
ACCESSION #
18709500

 

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