Course Description

Fundamentals of Financial Planning introduces students to the financial planning process and to the technical skills a competent financial planner must possess in order to serve his or her clients successfully. Students will learn the fundamental elements of financial planning (insurance, investments, taxation, retirement planning and employee benefits, and estate planning) and their corresponding interrelationship in providing comprehensive personal financial planning. This course explores the financial planning industry and how to develop a financial planning practice: including the current economic environment, regulation and licensing, reporting and compliance, and compensation methods.

The course defines and reviews the CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates



Financial Planning - Traditional & Pacesetter Paths
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