A Concise History of the Financial Planning Profession
Yeske, Dave; A Concise History of the Financial Planning Profession; Journal of Financial Planning; September 2016; Vol. 29 No. 11; pp 10-13
4 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Date Written: September 1, 2016
An overview of the development of the institutions that gave rise to or arose from the personal financial planning profession between 1969 and 2016. Institutions discussed include the Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP), the International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP), the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the College for Financial Planning, CFP Board of Standards, the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB). Also covered is the history of financial planning education, beginning with Family and Consumer Sciences programs that arose in Land Grant Universities during the late nineteenth century and continuing to the 226 CFP Board-registered programs today.
Keywords: financial planning, personal finance, family and consumer sciences, education
JEL Classification: D10, D14
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