Top 5 Benefits of Earning the FPQP® Designation

The FPQP® designation program is a perfect way to begin your career in the world of personal financial planning.

The FPQP® designation is recognized is an ideal way to empower your financial planning support staff and is endorsed and encouraged by the top financial firms.

FPQP® designees receive credit for the completion of FP511 in our CFP® certification education program. This allows you to save both time and money while pursuing multiple credentials.

Professionals surveyed with specialized financial designations such as the FPQP® designation reported a 20% earnings increase after earning their most recent professional designation.*

If you currently hold a professional designation from the College, completion of a new professional designation program fulfills 16 hours of continuing education as part of the renewal of your current designation. 

Learn to better assist financial planners and their clients while advancing your own financial career.

A Foundation to Your Professional Education

Cindy Riecke, Chair and Professor of Financial Literacy at the College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company, overviews  how the FPQP® program can provide a solid foundation to build on your professional education and common paths to consider after earning the FPQP® designation.

"The Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ program is excellent for someone like me who is just starting a career in financial planning. Course materials provide a well-written and comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry."—Pat G

*This is one of the findings of a quantitative survey conducted by the College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company between August 31 and November 18, 2021. For this survey, a sample of 798 2021 graduates of the College for Financial Planning was interviewed online in English. 86% of respondents are practicing financial services professionals and 72% have been working in the financial planning industry for 5+ years. The sample includes 80 graduates who earned a specialized financial designation (ABFP®, ADPA®, APMA®, AWMA®, CMFC®, CRPS®, CSRIC®, FPQP®, LUTCF®, WMS℠) and answered this question.