CFPB Calls for ‘Rigorous’ Standards for Senior Designations
The CFPB told Congress, the SEC and state regulators that the alphabet soup of “senior designations”—more than 50—confuses older Americans and that a three-pronged approach is needed to protect the elderly from fraud.
Top 10 Ways to Stop Elder Financial Scams
CFP Board consumer advocate Eleanor Blayney describes 10 common situations in which older Americans are vulnerable to financial abuse and offers advice to guard against it.
TD’s Schweiss Keeps Tabs on Hot-Button Regulatory Issues
Far from “dying on the vine,” the SEC fiduciary issue will remain in play, TD's Skip Schweiss says.
CFP Board Seeks Further Review of Proposed CE Rules
The Board announced that while there were no forthcoming changes to the CE requirements for CFP certification, the Board was seeking further review of previously proposed changes before making any modifications.
CFP Board Chairman Goldfarb’s Resignation Raises Questions
It was an unexpected—and shocking—announcement: Alan Goldfarb, chair of the CFP Board’s board of directors, resigned in early November along with two members of the Board’s Disciplinary and Ethics Commission (DEC).
In Shakeup, FPA Outsources Washington Lobbying Efforts
Restructuring is part of an overall plan to focus on planner group’s strategic vision being put in place by new CEO Lauren Schadle.
CFP Board’s Keller on Goldfarb Case: ‘Let the Process Play Through’
At Schwab Impact conference, CFP Board's CEO also discusses three new board members; number of certificants stands at 67,324.
CFP Board Names Aikin, 2 Others to Board of Directors
The CFP Board announced Thursday that it had elected three new directors to the Board of Directors at its Fall 2012 meeting: Blaine F. Aikin, Arthur Laby and Thomas Nelson.
CFP Board Business Meeting Addresses Goldfarb Resignation
The CFP Board opened its Nov. 9 business meeting with a question about the recent resignation of the Board’s Chairman, Alan Goldfarb.
Are CFP Board Leadership Resignations a Weakness or Strength? Pt. 1
The financial planning community was stunned by the announcement that Alan Goldfarb resigned.