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Compare CFP® Exam Education Programs

Our CFP Board-registered 7-course education program provides the focus and structure you need to master the 8 major domains on the CFP exam. Choose from a Live Online Class with archived sessions, pre-recorded OnDemand lectures, or a complete self-study method.

Not sure which program fits your needs? Compare our education options below, then select your preferred class modality to enroll.

Compare CFP exam education program packages.

*The Essential Package is available for certificate-level courses 101-106. Course 107/FP517 packages contain unique study materials designed to help you develop a financial plan and may differ from those listed above. Essential and EssentialPlus purchasers will have the option to select both print and eBooks in the cart for an additional fee.

Education Program Learning Methods

Live Online Class

Each Live Online Class allows you to attend class from the comfort of your home or office, and is archived to your Dashboard for future review in the:


OnDemand Class

Our OnDemand Class allows you to start, stop, and rewind through pre-recorded class lectures at your leisure. The OnDemand Class is available in the:


Designed for the motivated self-starter, we offer a self-study program with no class component. Create your own study schedule with the:

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