Tuesday, March 31

The newly reorganized IARFC Philippines Chapter will be holding its first RFC Conversion Course March 13 through March 27 in Makati City, Manila. Instructors for the week long class: Allan Tamayo, RFC® – Introduction to the IARFC, Introduction to Financial Planning, Risk Management and Insurance Planning Lito Melendres, RFC® – Education and Retirement Planning Atty. Nicasio Cabaneiro, RFC® – Tax Planning, Estate Planning Gamalielh Ariel O. Benavides, RFC® – Investment Planning Grace V. Escobar, RFC® – Financial Plan Construction, IARFC and the RFC Designation. The IARFCPH will conduct at least one conversion course and continuing education session every quarter. It…

Spring Journal of Personal Finance The 2020 Spring Issue of the Journal of Personal Finance (JPF) is now available from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®). The techniques, strategies and research contained in this academic journal are intended to support financial literacy whether it be directed to consumers, educators, or professional financial consultants. The JPF editor, Dr. Benjamin F. Cummings, CFP®, RFC® is an Associate Professor of Behavioral Finance at the American College of Financial Services. He has completed award-winning research on the use and value of financial advice and has been quoted in the media, including in…

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®) announces the recipients of their 2019 Members Award. Presented annually, this recognition is in appreciation of top IARFC members who have recruited the most new qualified professional consultants who joined the ranks of the Association. The IARFC is a professional association where its designated and credentialed members meet stringent requirements in the area of experience, education, examination, licensing, conduct, ethics and continuing education. The Association as an entity strengthens the financial services profession through adherence to and promotion of ethical behavior and a focus on continuing education. By encouraging others to become…

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®) Founder’s Award is given in honor of the IARFC Founder John J. Gargan to those who have been a past or present Board Director, Officer or committee member, held a professional designation awarded by the IARFC, possess a clean regulatory record, and been a member in good standing for a minimum of 5 years. They must have achieved a high ethical and professional standard and most importantly, helped expand the visibility of the Association. For his longevity with the Association, service as a Board Member, and ardent supporter of the IARFC mission,…