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Monthly Archives: April, 2016

By Susan Cappa, IARFC Public Relations Last week I found myself at Charlotte Motor Speedway facilitating our National Financial Plan Competition.  First let me say that the support from Speedway personnel was PHE-NO-ME-NAL.  They were pros in handling any situation and I quickly warmed up to genuine North Carolina hospitality – y’all. Day 1 …consisted of CE presentations from Barry Dayley of Money Concepts – a Corporate Sponsor, IARFC President Pete D’Arruda, IARFC Vice Chairman and Event Emcee Nicholas Royer, and our Speedway host Stephanie Bailey.  These presentations were geared toward our young financial professionals who were just starting their…

We recently announced a change in the requirements to qualify for membership. Chairman H. Stephen Bailey reiterated that effective immediately, a Life Insurance license will satisfy the education component needed to complete the application. The IARFC is made up of many types of financial professionals under one Association. It was set up as an umbrella organization that accepts all financial consultants who can meet the membership requirements. I am confident that this inclusion will be viewed as a positive growth step for the Association. With this change, we find ourselves getting back to the roots of the organization which is…

Have you signed up to take the MRFC Exam yet?   The exam fee has been discounted from $300 to $125 during this initial test taking period. Exam Design The MRFC Exam is proctored and has to be taken on a computer in a designated testing center. You will be permitted to take scratch paper, a pencil, and a financial calculator with you (please refer to the Candidate Information Handbook for specific models); as long as the memory has been cleared. The MRFC Exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions. Of the 125; only 100 will be scored. If…

The public, on some level, realizes that designations add credibility to your qualifications and thus… your service.  They may not know what each designation means, but they do understand you have made an effort. You have worked harder. So how many designations do you need?  When is enough, enough?  Some consultants believe if having one is good – having multiple is better.  What do you think? IARFC Vice Chairman – Nicholas Royer – discusses about obtaining another designation! Take the MRFC Exam TODAY! Special savings$$$$ if you sign up during our initial exam taking period