Reader Spotcheck

February 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p25
Academic Journal
This section presents the results of a survey by the Journal of Financial Planning on readers' opinion about issues affecting financial planning in the U.S. as of December 3, 1999. Seventy-eight percent of readers who believe that the vision of one profession coalesced around the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) marks will be closer to reality ten years from now. There are 4.2 percent of financial planners who plan to hire a personal coach in 2000. 58.3 percent of financial planning practitioners who consider the CFP marks as very important to the success of the practice. There was a 0.38 increase in the rate of the current business climate for the practice of financial planning from September of the same year.


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