Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
Mike Powell, a financial adviser at Vitucci & Associates with headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements.
Mike has worked at Vitucci & Associates for the past several years, providing financial advice and retirement planning for a number of clients throughout the Bay Area.
"We are proud that Mike has achieved this certification", noted CEO Pat Vitucci, "and we are happy to have him on our team."
The CFP® marks identify those individuals who have met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework and have passed the CFP® Certification Examination covering the following areas: the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning. CFP® professionals also agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and to uphold CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rules of Conduct and Financial Planning Practice Standards.
CFP Board is a nonprofit certification organization with a mission to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with plaque design) and CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 70,000 individuals to use these marks in the United States. For more about CFP Board, visit http://www.CFP.net.
Securities and advisory services offered through National Planning Corporation (NPC), member FINRA, SIPC and a Registered Investment Adviser. Vitucci & Associates Insurance Services and NPC are separate and unrelated. 91806