Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Continuing Education for Behavioral Financial Advisors

Continuing Education Requirements for Behavioral Financial Advice

Continuing Education Requirements

BFA™ holders must complete and file 16 continuing education credit hours every 2 years. Kaplan offers over 50 online CE courses that can be used to satisfy BFA CE credits. 

Fulfill these credits through the Total Access CE for CFP® Certification Renewal Library (you do not have to be a CFP® professional to leverage this library) or, if you hold an insurance license, you can select your state and double-dip your CE credits. 

Fulfill Other CE Credits with Behavioral Financial Advice

Completing the Behavioral Financial Advice coursework provides you with: 

  • Up to 20 CE credits toward the following certifications:
    • CFP® certification
    • Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)
    • American College's PACE program: CLU®, CLF®, RHU®, CAP®, and CASL®
  • Up to 8 CE credits toward Investments & Wealth Institute designations:
    • Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®)
    • Certified Private Wealth Advisors® (CPWA®)

Contact a Student Relations Specialist with any questions regarding your CE requirements and courses at 800.717.3650 or academicadvisor@kaplan.com.