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.
Tangible Career Benefits:
Professionals surveyed with specialized financial designations such as the FPQP® designation reported a 20% earnings increase after earning their most recent professional designation.*
Fulfill Continuing Education Requirements:
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.
Skills That Benefit You and Your Clients:
Learn to better assist financial planners and their clients while advancing your own financial career.
A Foundation to Your Professional EducationCindy 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.