Long-Term Progress Reported by Financial Planning Coalition
Speaking in San Antonio on April 23 during the FPA Retreat of the Coalition for Financial Planning's progress in having its voice heard in Washington,...
FPA's Barry Is Optimistic
"If we ask for a meeting, we get a meeting," says Dan Barry, the Financial Planning Association's director of government relations, in discussing the largest...
At FPA Annual Gathering, Celebration and Resolve
At its annual gathering, the Financial Planning Association celebrated the 40th anniversary of the founding of the profession, complete with a new history of the...
FPA Advocacy Efforts Bearing Fruit in Congress
Group's government relations director optimistic about getting its voice heard
Mightier Than The Sword
If we needed any more proof of the power of the language, I present as Exhibit A the townhall meetings on healthcare reform. Full of...
Danger & Opportunity: Consumers Take Center Stage of Reform Debate
Financial services reform continues to unfold, with two pieces of legislation being sent to Capitol Hill in July aimed at protecting investors--the first establishing a...
Consumer Agency Would Oversee Advisors
FPA wonders how proposed agency would affect Coalition's professional oversight body plans
FPA Supports Federal Oversight of Indexed Annuities
As the comment period on the SEC's proposal to regulate indexed annuities as securities under the Securities Act of 1933 came to a close on September 10, the Financial Planning Association (FPA) told the SEC it supports federal regulation of indexed annuities.