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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) has received confirmation from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) that the Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC) designation has been granted certification status. This acknowledges that the MRFC program content has been validated by a comprehensive job analysis and scrutinized by industry experts. According to the NCCA, the MRFC credential has met “recognized national and international credentialing industry standards for development, implementation and maintenance of certification programs. The NCCA Standards were developed to help ensure the health, welfare, and safety of the public. They highlight the essential elements of a high-quality…

Effective immediately, requirements for the RFA® and the RFC® designations have been updated. These changes involve the areas of experience and the amount of continuing education mandatory to maintain the Association designations. For the Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®), the experience requirement has been modified to 3 years of experience in the field of financial planning or financial services. This is an adjustment from the 4 year requirement. For the Registered Financial Associate (RFA®), offered to recent graduates of an approved academic curriculum in financial services or new financial professionals, they can join with less than 3 years of experience in…