About Us / About FPALA

Who We Are

FPA's individual members include financial planners, many of whom hold the CFP certification or are pursuing CFP certification. Other individual members include practitioners such as accountants, attorneys, bankers, charitable giving specialists, insurance agents, stockbrokers, money managers, investment consultants, broker-dealer and corporate executives, and others who champion the financial planning process.

FPA is also home to Broker/Dealer Members -- NASD member firms that are in the retail securities business and whose representatives are allowed to offer more than proprietary products.

FPA's Corporate Members include corporations and other entities that provide products and services offered to or through financial advisers.

FPA Values

COMPETENCE

Our dedication to competence requires not only lifelong learning, but also that we continually assess our ability to appropriately and effectively address the needs of those whom we serve.

INTEGRITY

We strive to have ever more congruence between our words and deeds, and to deliver genuine value to those whom we serve.

RELATIONSHIPS

We are committed to open, inclusive and respectful relationships, including collaboration among diverse parties on common interests.

STEWARDSHIP

We recognize our responsibility to act with vision, ever mindful of the effects of our actions on the future.

Primary Aim
The financial planning profession exists to help consumers make wise financial decisions to achieve their life goals.

FPA benefits the public by helping to ensure that financial planning is delivered through competent, ethical financial planners.

FPA is the community that fosters the values of financial planning and advances the financial planning profession.

Objectives
Our Business Objectives describe actions we will take to achieve our Primary Aim. We seek to accomplish this through strong and active leadership in partnership with FPA's community of chapters.
  • Unify the voice, focus and resources of the financial planning community.
  • Grow the organization by bringing together those who champion the financial planning process.
  • Cultivate the body of knowledge of personal financial planning.
  • Advance brand awareness for professional financial planners, building the CFP credential as the hallmark of the brand.
  • Define and effectively communicate a common understanding of the discipline of personal financial planning and the benefits of its use.
  • Facilitate the success of our members.
Upcoming Events:

18
Jun
 
FPALA Mixer
Thursday | June 18, 2020 12:45 P.M.
23
Jun
 
NexGen: Social Media for Financial Advisors
Tuesday | June 23, 2020 3:00 P.M.
15
Jul
 
FPALA NexGen Trivia Happy Hour
Wednesday | July 15, 2020 5:30 P.M.
23
Jul
 
FPALA Mixer w/Education
Thursday | July 23, 2020 6:00 P.M.
13
Aug
 
FPALA NexGen Study Group LMU
Thursday | August 13, 2020 12:45 P.M.
20
Aug
 
FPALA Education Event
Thursday | August 20, 2020 12:45 P.M.
10
Sep
 
FPALA New Members And Board Opportunities Networking Breakfast
Thursday | September 10, 2020 8:30 A.M.
24
Sep
 
FPALA NexGen Happy Hour w/CalCPA Alliance
Thursday | September 24, 2020 6:00 P.M.
17
Oct
 
ProBono: Financial Planning Day
Saturday | October 17, 2020 10:30 A.M.
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