Sunday, April 18

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®) is pleased to announce three Ambassadors of the US Chapter who have committed their time and energy to supporting the Association. Given annually, the 2021 Ambassador Award recognizes their individual achievements and acknowledges appreciation of their dedication. This mission fosters and enhances the growth of the Association for the benefit of the members and the clients they serve by providing a continuing source of information, education and networking. The Association strengthens the financial services profession through adherence to and promotion of ethical behavior by their members and a focus on continuing…

Roey Diefendorf, Jr., RFC® The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®) has named Monroe “Roey” Diefendorf, Jr., RFC® as the Loren Dunton Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for 2021 in recognition of one who has made substantial contribution to the financial services profession and the financial interests of the public. With a career covering 50 years of service, Monroe continues to embrace Loren Dunton’s philosophy in every aspect of dedication and zeal! Loren Dunton “Father of Financial Planning” Generally regarded as the “Father of Financial Planning”, Loren Dunton organized financial professionals in the late sixties and with their help created…

The 2021 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, Craig Lemoine, Ph.D., CFP®, MRFC® is the Director of the Financial Planning Program at the University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. With an education background dating back to 2003, Dr. Lemoine has a deep understanding of examination and assessment in financial planning. He has served on the CFP® Board…

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®) is proclaiming April 2021 as “April Awards Month” – dedicated to showcasing all of the tributes to Association Members for their work and commitment to the IARFC and the financial industry. With a slate of candidates currently being finalized, the IARFC is preparing virtual presentations starting April 1. “I truly believe that recognizing people for their achievements and service speaks to the quality of the members and a recognition of their time and expertise. When people give of themselves, their energy and commitment needs to be rewarded. In some cases, our members…