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Benefits of Financial Planning

The Importance of Having a Financial Plan

Creating a financial plan helps you see the big picture and set long and short-term life goals, a crucial step in mapping out your financial future. When you have a financial plan, it's easier to make financial decisions and stay on track to meet your goals. Working with a CFP® professional can secure your financial wellbeing and give you peace of mind and help you reach financial planning success.

The Benefits of Having a Certified Financial Planner™

Some people decide to do their own financial planning, but you may want to seek help from a Certified Financial Planner™ professional if you:

  • Want to better manage your finances, but aren't sure where to start
  • Don't have time to do your own financial planning
  • Want a professional opinion about the plan you've developed
  • Don't have sufficient expertise in certain areas such as investments, insurance, taxes or retirement planning
  • Have an immediate need or unexpected life event

If any of the above questions apply to you, it may be time to find a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.

Find a CFP® professional

For additional information, download our Consumer Guide to Financial Planning.

Find a CFP® Professional

Find CFP® professionals in your area ready to assist you with your financial planning needs.