What Is A Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)?

The American College of Financial Services
March 17, 2021

Since 1982, The American College of Financial Services’ Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation has sought to give financial advisors the broad and foundational knowledge base they need to expand their professional horizons. Students in the ChFC® program benefit from advanced expertise in fields such as tax and retirement planning, wealth management, special needs planning, and more.

Read this breakdown of the history and purpose of ChFC®, as well as what it can do for your career, in this piece from Forbes.

Invest in your career with a professional designation.

To succeed in the contemporary financial services marketplace, you need strong foundational knowledge in advanced financial concepts combined with the specialized skills to advise a diverse clientele facing a range of modern challenges. The eight-course Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation program will give you those skills, ensuring you’re prepared to address today’s financial realities.

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