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No matter where you are on the path to CFP® certification, CFP Board is here to support you. Whether you're looking for career opportunities, prepping for the exam or seeking advice or moral support, we can connect you to resources to help you on your path to CFP® certification.

Resources for Your Path to CFP® Certification

Learn about CFP Board resources that can help you succeed on your path to CFP® certification, including how to find an education program, scholarships, the Candidate Forum, Career Center and more.

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Scholarships for CFP® Certification Coursework

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning offers scholarships to help fund your certification coursework through a CFP Board Registered Program, as part of the education requirement for CFP® certification. These scholarships are helping to create more diversity within the financial planner workforce.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to questions about certification requirements, the certification process and more.

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Every month, the CFP Board Report brings together CFP Board news, activities, policies and upcoming events to help CFP® professionals stay up to date.

Subscribe to CFP Board's Newsletter

The Let's Make a Plan newsletter provides consumer alerts, financial planning tools and resources, many of which offer topical information for discussing with your clients.

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Contact CFP Board

Didn't find the tools and resources you needed? Our staff can help answer any outstanding questions or connect you with what you're looking for. 

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Start your journey to CFP® Certification

  • Track your progress with the CFP® Certification Tracker
  • Post your resume at the Career Center
  • Connect with a mentor who can guide you
  • Register and prepare for the exam
  • Find career and financial support
  • Connect with other candidates at our online forum