FPA of MN’s Michael Branham, CFP® to receive the 2017 Heart of Financial Planning Award

Michael Branham, CFP® (FPA of Minnesota) was nominated for his ongoing commitment to the future of financial planning and helping to advance aspiring CFP® professionals into the profession. Branham is a Senior Financial Planner at The Planning Center servicing both

Proposed Changes to CFP Board’s Standards of Professional Conduct – Feedback Opportunity

As a fellow CFP® professional I take great interest in the work CFP Board is doing to protect the marks and ensure all bearing them are held to the highest possible standards. So, it is notable that CFP Board’s Commission

Outstanding Achievement Award Nominations Due 7/15

The purpose of the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) is to recognize and reward those FPA chapters that have taken the initiative to better serve not only the members of their chapters, but also the public in general.  Innovation, chapter involvement,

FPA in the Community – BestPrep

Submitted by Jason Kley, CFP®, AIF, MBA – FPA of MN President-Elect Why do we do what we do?  For many of us, we work in our chosen field because of far more than a paycheck.  We simply want to

President’s Message – January 2017

Greetings and welcome to 2017! As the 2017 President of FPA of Minnesota I am energized by new ideas our chapter has in store for the year ahead. After planning sessions at our Strategic Planning Day and at the national

President’s Message – December 2016

As we enter December we find ourselves coming from the time of year we are reminded to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for and look ahead at a short time before the end of the calendar

President’s Message – October 2016

At our Strategic Planning Day last fall I encouraged the chapter volunteers to think about “impact” as we planned for our year ahead and beyond. There are three areas I wanted us to keep in mind specifically: members, community and

President’s Message – August 2016

Here in Minnesota, we are always talking about our volunteers and engaged members; recognizing that this involvement is really what makes us a great chapter.  There is a special way for you to recognize an exceptional individual or organization by

President’s Message – July 2016

As we move into the second half of the year there are many things to reflect on, but more importantly many to look forward to! There are a number of exciting events in the months ahead for FPA of MN.

Nominate Your Extraordinary Colleagues Today for FPA’s Top Awards

FPA is seeking nominations for two prestigious awards. The P. Kemp Fain, Jr., Award honors individuals for their significant contributions to the profession. The Heart of Financial Planning Award recognizes those contributing and giving back to the financial planning community