Personal financial planning

How to get started as a PFP

Interested in becoming a CPA/PFS? Steve Klane, CPA/PFS, and Ryan Genor, CPA/PFS, who both transitioned to personal financial planning after traditional CPA careers, talk about how they got started.

Why CPAs are well-positioned to offer PFP services

CPAs possess technical expertise and are viewed as trusted advisers by their clients. As Chris Benson, CPA/PFS, Brooke Salvini, CPA/PFS, and Lori Luck, CPA/PFS, explain, that’s why they’re well-suited to provide personal financial planning services.

Help clients balance retirement and education planning

Clients will naturally want to help their children afford higher education, but it’s important that they not jeopardize plans for retirement by doing so. Here are some general principles to keep in mind as you advise families faced with these complex decisions.

Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS

Helping clients figure out what kind of lives they want to lead in retirement is a critical step in personal financial planning, according to Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS.

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How the skill set for today’s CFO is changing

Scott Simmons, a search expert for large-company CFOs, gives advice for the next generation of finance leaders and more, including which universities are regularly producing future CEOs and CFOs.