Announcements

  • Fall Conference Livestreaming Available

    ​We're doing it again this year!  We will livestream a select number of sessions from the NAPFA Conference, Tuesday, October 16 – Thursday, October 18.  Now you’ll be able to watch portions of the Conference from the comfort of your office, home or wherever you choose.  All you need is your computer and internet access. 

    Registration is a flat $450 for NAPFA members and $500 for non-members.  Advance registration discount does not apply.  Registration ends Friday, October 12th, 6:00 pm ET (please understand that no extensions can be given).  CE credit can be granted only if you are online for 50 minutes of each session.

    For detailed information about the program including session descriptions and speaker biographies, visit the Conference website.

    For a list of sessions available, and to register, click the link below.
  • The third installment of our NAPFA Twitter Chat Series happens today!

    What is the one vital life skill necessary to reach your goals? 

    ​Find out today at 2:00 pm, ET when Karla Chin hosts the next scheduled NAPFA Twitter Chat. To participate, log on to your Twitter account and use #NAPFA18 to ask Karla anything about the science of happiness.  

  • Are your clients paying "sticker price" for college?

    Financial advisors need to think beyond the 529 Plan when helping their clients plan for college.  If you're hungry for some new college funding strategies, join Joe Messinger of Capstone Wealth Partners during our next NAPFA Twitter Chat.  He'll be answering your questions this Thursday, Sept. 13 at 2pm, ET.  Log on to your Twitter account and use #NAPFA18 for the "ask me anything"​ session.
  • NAPFA Twitter Chat with George Kinder begins in 1 hour

    The NAPFA Twitter Chat with George Kinder, "Father of Life Planning", begins in just under an hour, 2-3 pm, ET.  This will be an "ask me anything" style session, so log in to your Twitter account, search for #NAPFA18 and ask George anything about Life Planning.​
  • NAPFA Twitter chat series launches on Sept. 6th!

    What is a "Map of Mindfulness" and what part can it play in the lives of financial planners and their clients?  Learn the meaning behind - and uses for - the Map during an "ask me anything" NAPFA Twitter Chat featuring George Kinder on September 6 at 2:00 pm, ET.  Just log in to your Twitter account, search for #NAPFA18 and ask George about the MAP and all things Life Planning.​  There is no need to pre-register.
  • Public forums scheduled by CFP Board

    Questions about the CFP Board’s recently released Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct?  Get them answered at one of a series of public forums recently announced by the CFP Board.  Designed to provide guidance to CFP® professionals and educate the public on the new Standards, the forums will be held in cities around the country between late September, 2018 and December, 2019.  Public forums are free and open to the public.  Specific dates, times and locations can be found on the CFP Forum registration page.
  • Socially Responsible Investing

    Are your clients interested in socially-responsible investing?  Share NAPFA’s new impact investing infographic, “Top Five Tips:  Becoming a Socially Responsible Investor” with them.  You can download it from the NAPFA website.  Great for sharing on social media!

  • Still time to register for Virtual Member Briefing

    ​Registration continues for the NAPFA Virtual Member Briefing that will take place online Thursday, April 19, 1:00-2:00 p.m., ET.

    This virtual town hall style meeting allows the NAPFA Board of Directors and other NAPFA members to engage in discussion and to exchange valuable information. 

    Register now and submit any questions you'd like addressed to LeeM@NAPFA.org by April 17.  Register for the Briefing Now!​​
  • South Region Volunteer Opportunity!

    ​If you're a South Region NAPFA member, and would like to connect with other members while contributing to the NAPFA experience, volunteer for South Region Board service!  Just complete the application below. 

    If you would like to nominate a colleague, contact Jeff Jones (jjones@longviewfa.com) with the name, contact info, and a little bit about the nominee.

    Deadline for application (or nomination) is Friday, April 20.
  • Register for Virtual Member Briefing - April 19

    ​Registration is open for the NAPFA Virtual Member Briefing that will take place online Thursday, April 19, 1:00-2:00 p.m., ET.

    This virtual town hall style meeting allows the NAPFA National Board and other NAPFA members to engage in discussion and to exchange valuable information. 

    Register now and submit any questions you'd like addressed to LeeM@NAPFA.org by April 17.
  • FINAL DAY FOR SPRING CONFERENCE ADVANCE REGISTRATION

    ​Don't miss your chance at $250 off the regular member registration rate.  Register today or risk missing the keynotes, sessions and networking that make the NAPFA Conference worth attending.  Visit the NAPFA Spring Conference page for more information or to begin registration.
  • Don’t miss advance registration for the NAPFA Spring Conference

    ​Less than two weeks remain to register for the NAPFA Spring Conference at the advanced registration rate.  Costs increase after April 4, so register now and enjoy three days of networking, keynote speeches, and sessions in sunny Phoenix, May 16-19.  For more information, visit the Spring Conference page at www.NAPFA.org.

  • Make plans now for NAPFA Spring Conference '18

    ​Register now for the 2018 NAPFA Spring Conference taking place in Phoenix, May 16-19.  Plan for three days of networking and keynote presentations by Margit Cox-Henderson, Simon Bailey, LaVaughn Henry and Greg Valliere.  Featured sessions will include “How to Use Negotiation to Create a Win-Win with your Clients”, “25 Errors Advisors make with IRAs”, “Succession Planning – Beyond the Math”, “Traction:  Get a Grip on your Business”, and many more.  Register today and join us in Phoenix.  For more information, visit the Spring Conference page.

  • Meet the Midwest Region in St. Louis!

    ​The Midwest Symposium is taking place in St. Louis on March 6 & 7.  Join Larry Swedroe, acclaimed author and Director of Research for Buckingham Strategic Wealth.  Registration closes March 3rd, so don't wait.  For more information, visit the Midwest Symposium page at www.napfa.org.
  • The NEMA Symposium Goes to Philly

    Do it now!  Don't wait!  Register for the NEMA Symposium, March 19, in Philadelphia.  Join us at Le Meridien Hotel where we'll be talking about Feedback Marketing with Dan Allison, the DFA Investor Survey, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Spend the evening of March 18 getting your required ethics course with Brett Danko, and networking with your peers.  Two simulcasts have also been scheduled.  For more information, visit the NEMA Symposium page at www.napfa.org.

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  • Join the South Region and learn how to differentiate your practice

    ​As a Fee-Only advisor, what steps do you take to differentiate yourself in a world that is becoming all-fiduciary, all-the-time?  Join the South Region on February 12th for “Making Yourself Stand out in an all Fiduciary World”.  That’s the topic for the South Region Symposium taking place at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta.  A pre-conference and simulcasts are already scheduled.  For more information, visit the South Symposium Event page

  • Upcoming Regional Events

    Plan now for two upcoming NAPFA events:  The South Region Symposium, February 12, 2018 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, and the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region Symposium, March 19, 2018 at Le Meridien Hotel in Philadelphia.  More information will be available shortly, so stay tuned!​
  • Virtual Member Briefing coming up Nov. 15

    The NAPFA Virtual Member Briefing will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 1:00-2:00, ET.  This is a town hall style meeting that allows the NAPFA Board of Directors to share valuable information with members.  Submit questions you'd like addressed to Mardi Lee at leem@napfa.org by November 10th.