Financial Planning

How to Continue Your Financial Education While Working

While many financial advisors feel the need to advance or continue their education, they often experience a common obstacle: their job, or rather the hours in a week monopolized by a demanding...

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Ethics

The Ethicist: Mental Illness and Financial Advice

The financial services profession can present an array of ethical quandaries and predicaments. The American College of Financial Services offers insight and perspective with regard to professional...

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Financial Planning

Accelerate Your Career with the ChFC® Designation

For financial consultants, ongoing training and deeper knowledge make you an expert in the field. Becoming a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) is an ideal way to not only update and expand...

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The College

Faculty Spotlight: Jamie Hopkins

Jamie P. Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, is an associate professor of taxation in the Retirement Income program, and he is the co-director of the New York Life Center for Retirement...

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Insurance

Get Your CLU® for Your Clients' Sake

When it comes to pursuing a CLU® designation, some financial advisors may hesitate, because they don't know if it's right for them. However, there is one group that can benefit from the knowledge...

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Insurance

Why You Need to Get a CLU® Designation

When consumers, especially those with higher net worth, look to purchase life insurance as part of their portfolio, they want more than just another financial representative reading terms of a...

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Financial Planning

Commit to Being a Lifelong Learner

It's easy to rest on your laurels and view that framed diploma on your wall as the culmination of your education. However, the best financial planners are those who don't view graduation as the...

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The College

Faculty Spotlight: Gerry Herbison

Gerald "Gerry" Herbison, DBA, ChFC®, CFP®, CASL®, CLF®, is Assistant Professor of Management and Director of the CLF® Program at The American College of Financial Services.  

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Financial Planning

Advancing Your Status as a Financial Services Professional with an Advanced Designation

The financial world is constantly shifting due to government regulations, market changes and a rapidly aging population. To remain on the cutting edge and best serve your clients, you must keep...

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