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 March 2010  

Building the Value of Your Designations and Degrees with Aggressive National Advertising

See The American College in the March issue of Harvard Business Review, on Yahoo Finance and, in Investment News and More!

Your College is investing more than ever before in building the value of the credentials you've worked so hard to earn. In 2010 the message is showing up everywhere: online, in insurance trade magazines, in investment publications, and in several issues of Harvard Business Review.

We're promoting, the best website available to help advisors select ChFC® or CFP® Certification. The new Marketing Financial Services to Women course is another area of focus, as are the highest standards of knowledge and trust, CLU® and ChFC®, and our prestigious MSM leadership degree. "We are reaching out to new markets this year in multiple ways," said Jack Hondros, Chief Marketing Officer. "Whether it's wealth managers, investment advisors, registered reps, or insurance agents, when financial professionals think of education, it must be your College they think of first, last, and always."

Click here to view a few of our latest promotions, and watch for new ads to be released throughout the spring.

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Harvard Business Review
MSM: Establishing Leaders for Today
Earn a Master of Science in Management (MSM) from The American College in Just One Year!

The next MSM residency, starting May 10th on campus in Bryn Mawr, PA, just 20 minutes west of Philadelphia, is quickly approaching. In an increasingly complex industry, dynamic leaders are needed now more than ever before. The MSM program will enhance your leadership skills and provide the confidence you need to effectively motivate and lead diverse teams.

The program focuses on practical issues that you can immediately apply to your current role:
  • Managing group behavior and conflict
  • Strategic leadership and influence
  • Organizational communications
This year-long program features two, one-week residencies and flexible live online classes. Make a commitment to building your career and enhancing your leadership skills today!

For more information on this unique master's degree and to register, please visit or:

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Dr. Larry Barton What Does It Take to Be a Leader?

Visit now to watch The American College's President and CEO Dr. Larry Barton discuss how leaders can foster professional growth with four of the industry's most respected individuals.

FA 204 FA 204: Marketing Financial
Services to Women!

Don't miss out on the newest course from The American College!
The next class begins March 17!

The American College believes it is imperative for financial professionals to develop a thorough understanding of the women's market and the process women use to purchase financial products and services.

Developed as a part of the LUTCF/FSS curriculum, the course focuses on:
  • Communication and listening skills for the women's market
  • Retirement and investment planning for women
  • Special considerations for female business owners, single mothers, etc.
Make sure you register by March 10, 2010!

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Game Changer Will Your Client’s Retirement Assets Last a Lifetime?

Our next Game-Changer on March 10, 2010 prepares you to handle the heavy responsibility of helping ensure that your client's assets will last. This unique webcast will provide an understanding of critical academic research regarding asset management during retirement, as well as exploring:

  • Factors that determine whether a portfolio is sustainable
  • The impact of annuities on a portfolio
  • Proper asset allocation
  • The "risquotient method" to determine portfolio health
Earn CE from the comfort of your own computer!

Experience the wonders of Alaska & enhance your professional education!

Beginning May 14, 2010, earn CE credits aboard Celebrity Millennium, a jewel of a ship with legendary suites, exceptional food and dedicated service. This fantastic opportunity is reserved for a limited number of people and space is filling up fast!

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Five Year Rule
Attention: Your Valuable Credits Could Expire

The American College maintains a 5–Year Rule when it comes to your courses. The rule has been designed to ensure that the information you learn is always the most up to date and relevant, so that you can advise your clients from a position of strength.

Don't lose the credits that you have
worked hard to earn!

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The American College Proudly Supports
Our Veterans!

In an effort to support our troops, The College is proud to offer scholarships, ranging from half to full, to our country's veterans. This is open to any honorably discharged veteran who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

You have the opportunity to pursue any of our industry-recognized designations and even our two distinguished master's degrees.

If you are interested in learning more or taking advantage of this offer, please visit or:

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Knowledge Summit 2010
Join us in NYC!
On Monday, December 6, 2010, Your College is hosting an intensive, one day only, Knowledge Summit! Come to the Big Apple and experience:
  • Exceptional Speakers such as Stuart Varney,
    Senior Editor, Fox Business News
  • Provocative Discussions from Industry Leaders
  • Networking Opportunities with Friends and Colleagues
  • CE Credit

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The Wealth Channel™ - All Business. No Static. - Take The Tour!
The American College - 270 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
ChFC<sup>®</sup> - CLU<sup>®</sup>: Highest Standard of Knowledge & Trust. The marks CLU® & ChFC® are the property of The American College and may only be used by individuals who have successfully completed the initial and ongoing certification requirements for these designations.

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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP (with flame logo)® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

The American College does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP(with flame logo)® certification marks. CFP® certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience, and examination requirements.
Programs of Study
Centers of

Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)