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Three of FPA's objectives speak to this question. FPA is committed to facilitating the success of its members and cultivating the body of knowledge of personal financial planning. In addition, we want to grow the organization by bringing together those who champion the financial planning process.

Following are some of the ways FPA is accomplishing that. For a complete list of member benefits, please click here.

Local Chapters As a member of your local FPA chapter, you'll connect with the top financial planning professionals in your area, share ideas and walk away with techniques you can put to work in your own business.

Journal of Financial Planning You will receive a subscription to FPA's official publication, the award-winning, Journal of Financial Planning. This magazine features prominent writers who cover all aspects of financial planning including news that shape our community ($90 value)!

FPA Connections FPA provides several ways for members to make connections, engage in conversation and exchange knowledge. This includes face-to-face gatherings, and conversations in virtual space via the FPA Cafe on the FPA website.

Career Development FPA helps member advance their careers by constantly expanding career development initiatives and programs. The Career Center provides a variety of information on career opportunities and resources, some of which include: employment opportunities, internships, career resources and education. The Career Center can be found on the FPA web site.

Continuing Education FPA conferences serve as a gathering places for the financial planning community. As a member, you will have the opportunity to attend conferences at substantial discounts. In addition to hundreds of local and regional programs, FPA conducts several national gatherings, including, FPA's Annual Convention, Bridge the Gap, Retreat, FPA Residency Program.

Government Relations The government relations office of FPA, based in Washington D.C. exclusively represents members' interests before federal and sate regulators and lawmaking bodies. The FPA staff contract lobbyists and a network of FPA members monitor pending legislation, work directly with lawmakers to draft bills and testify in support of fair and reasonable regulations for the financial planning community.

Public Relations FPA offers tools to help educate the public on the value of financial planning, that include: Financial Planning literature, 'PlannerSearch' an online service that connects consumers with CFP professionals in their area, 'Speaker's Bureau', which provides speakers for public events, and 'Ask a CFP Professional' e-mail hotline.

Ready To Join?
Use the Promo Code for Special Savings
Promotion Code INTROFPA provides a $200 discount off of CFP® Professional membership dues for first-time members of FPA. The code can be entered when joining online at the new FPA membership pages, by providing it if joining by phone at 1-800-322-4237 or including the code on a hard copy application mailed in. Note: This special first-year savings can't be combined with any other offers including the 15% discount available to individual members of FPA Institutional and Group Members, any referral savings through FPA's Member Get a Member Program and $50 one-time savings when enrolling in FPA's Auto-Renewal program.

Click here to fill out the application or to renew online. You can also request that an application be sent to you by calling the FPA at 1-800-722-7173 M-F 9 am to 5 pm PST.

Please remember to list the Los Angeles chapter as being your local chapter and the name of the person whom referred you in the Referred by line.
Upcoming Events:

FPALA NexGen - Digital Client Communication
Thursday | August 13, 2020 1:00 P.M.
FPALA Education Event
Thursday | August 20, 2020 12:45 P.M.
FPALA New Members And Board Opportunities Networking Coffee Chat
Thursday | September 10, 2020 8:30 A.M.
FPALA NexGen Study Group via Zoom
Thursday | September 24, 2020 6:00 P.M.
ProBono: Financial Planning Day
Saturday | October 17, 2020 10:30 A.M.
FPALA Allied Mixer
Thursday | October 22, 2020 6:00 P.M.
FPALA NexGen Behavioral Finance via Zoom
Saturday | October 24, 2020 1:00 P.M.
FPALA NexGen Study Group
Tuesday | November 10, 2020 1:00 P.M.
FPALA Monthly meeting
Thursday | November 19, 2020 12:45 P.M.
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