West Orange, NJ, (PRWEB) March 5, 2009
Couto, DeFranco & Magone principal Anthony DeFranco has been named a Certified Financial Planner® by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. The CFP designation is the recognized standard of excellence in personal financial planning worldwide.
DeFranco is one of just 2,500 financial planners in New Jersey -- and less than 60,000 worldwide -- to hold the prestigious CFP credential.
To be eligible for CFP certification, candidates must demonstrate at least 6,000 hours of professional financial planning experience and pass a rigorous 10-hour, two-day examination. Certified financial planners must also pursue annual continuing education requirements to maintain their CFP certification.
According to DeFranco, the CFP certification reinforces his firm's commitment to the highest possible caliber of financial planning expertise, ethics, and professionalism. "Our firm of accountants in New Jersey has always taken a proactive approach to the accumulation and preservation of wealth for our clients, using a systematic process that incorporates our CPA experience in areas such as taxation, education planning, and multi-generational estate planning."
For more information on Couto, DeFranco & Magone's financial services, call 973-325-3370 or visit http://www.cdmcpas.com.
Launched in 1992, NJ CPA firm Couto, DeFranco & Magone provides financial, estate and tax planning services for individuals and businesses. The firm also offers traditional auditing, accounting, and tax preparation for non-profit organizations, religious and educational institutions, and privately held companies. Headquartered in West Orange, NJ, Couto, DeFranco & Magone also has offices in New York City.
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