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Almo Lubowski, CFP

Almo Lubowski, CFPAlmo Lubowski, CFP read for his law degree (LLB) at the University of Pretoria. He subsequently qualified as an attorney and started practising law in Cape Town in 2003. In 2007 he read for his Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and subsequently became a CFP® professional. Almo has practised as an attorney, financial planner and fiduciary specialist in his career, mostly working for his own account. He spent time at the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa heading up the Technical and Advocacy department until mid 2013. He is presently managing a newly formed specialist investment advice division focused on professionals.

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Michael Snowdon, CFP

A financial planner practitioner and professor of financial planning, Michael Snowdon, CFP®, has more than 25 years of experience in the financial planning profession, and is the author of numerous nationally acclaimed financial education and training materials. As Director of Certification at FPSB, Snowdon oversees the organization’s international certification programs, as well as develops training and education programs for use by FPSB member organizations.

Snowdon is the owner of WealthRidge, a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based investment advisory firm he formed in 2008 to provide wealth management and financial planning services to small businesses and middle and upper-middle income individuals. He has also served as a professor at the Colorado-based College for Financial

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Patrick Canion, CFP

Australia

Patrick is a Certified Financial Planning professional and holds a Master of Applied Finance and Investment degree. As well as being President of the Western Australian Club, Patrick is on the board of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Ltd. Patrick specialises in assisting professionals and business owners in creating wealth, and is a recognised expert witness.

Patrick is General Manager and Principal of RMG Financial Services, a financial planning firm with over 30 employees. RMG Financial Services has won numerous awards for the quality of their advice and client services.

Patrick is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

As a former

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Paul Rabenowitz, CFP

Paul Rabenowitz, AIF®, CFP®, GFS™, RF™

Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning, Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning(Cum Laude), Certificate in Pension Funds Law, Certificate in Administration of Estates(Cum Laude), Programme in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management(Cum Laude), Programme in Financial Management(Cum Laude), Certificate in Fiduciary Governance.

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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards: Offering CFP Certification in the United States

The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP (with flame design)® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 57,000 individuals to use these marks in the United States.

Bloggers from the United States:

Dan Candura Mark DiGiovanni Joel Redmond

 

 

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The Institute of Financial Planning: Offering CFP Certification in the United Kingdom

Formed in 1986 as a non-profitable company, the IFP is a professional body of those committed to the development of the multi-discipline profession of financial planning. IFP’s mission is to develop and promote the profession of financial planning to the general public and to people involved in providing advice and guidance to clients to most effectively fulfill clients’ financial and lifestyle objectives. IFP works with members of the public, financial planners and IFP members to achieve recognition for the financial planning profession in the UK.

Bloggers from the United Kingdom:

Nick Cann, CFP Alan Dick, CFP Marlene Shalton, CFP

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FPSB Korea: Offering CFP Certification in the Republic of Korea

FPSB Korea is the certification and standards-setting body for CFP certification in the Republic of Korea, whose mission is to improve the professionalism of the financial services industry and benefit and protect the public and improving Korean citizens’ living standards.

Bloggers from the Republic of Korea:

Junesoo Chang
Sunho Kim
Daehong Kwon
Jaeyoung Yang

Financial Planning Standards Board China Ltd: Offering CFP Certification in the People’s Republic of China

Established in 2009, FPSB China Ltd. is transformed from FPSCC (Established in 2004). It assumes all of the rights and responsibilities originally given to FPSCC by the 15 June 2006 agreement to establish, uphold and maintain practice standards and code of ethics in the field of financial planning; to accredit and authorize educational institutes to offer professional training; to organize and operate uniform professional certification examination; to license certificates to eligible professionals; and to offer re-education and re-certification to certificants so that the public values, has access to and benefits from competent and ethical financial planning.