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Designation Acronym

Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement

CIPM

Certified 401(k) Professional

C(k)P

Certified Annuity Advisor

CAA

Certified Annuity Consultant

CAC

Certified Annuity Specialist

CAS

Certified AML Specialist

CAMLS

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

CAMS

Certified Asset Protection Planner

CAPP

Certified Business Exit Consultant

CBEC

Certified College Planning Specialist

CCPS

Certified Credit Counselor

CCC

Certified Compliance Specialist

CCOS

Certified Debt Management Professional

CDMP

Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

CDFA

Certified Divorce Planner

CDP

Certified Educator in Personal Finance

CEPF

Certified Elder Planning Specialist

CEPS

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist

CEBS

Certified Equity Indexed Annuity Specialist

CEIAS

Certified Estate Advisor

CEA

Certified Estate Planner

CEP

Certified Estate and Trust Specialist (formerly Board Certified in Estate Planning)

CES

Certified Exit Planner

CExP

Certified Exit Planning Advisor

CEPA

Certified Financial Consultant

CFC

Certified Financial Divorce Practitioner

CFDP

Certified Financial Education Instructor

CFEI

Certified Financial Educator

CFEd

Certified Financial Gerontologist

CFG

Certified Financial Marketing Professional

CFMP

Certified Financial Planner

CFP

Certified Financial Wellness Educator

CFWE

Certified Fund Specialist

CFS

Certified Housing Counselor

CHC

Certified IRA Services Professional

CISP

Certified Income Specialist (Formerly Retirement Income Specialist)

CIS (Formerly RIS)

Certified Insurance Industry Professional

CIIP

Certified Insurance Service Representative

CISR

Certified Investment Management Analyst

CIMA

Certified Investment Management Consultant

CIMC

Certified Long-Term Care

CLTC

Certified Medicaid Planner

CMP

Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor

CMAA

Certified Pension Consultant

CPC

Certified Personal Banker

CPB

Certified Personal Finance Counselor

CPFC

Certified Portfolio Specialist

CPS

Certified Private Wealth Advisor

CPWA

Certified Professional Insurance Agent

CPIA

Certified Professional Insurance Man

CPIM

Certified Professional Insurance Woman

CPIW

Certified Public Accountant

CPA

Certified Retirement Administrator

CRA

Certified Retirement Counselor

CRC

Certified Retirement Financial Advisor

CRFA

Certified Retirement Planner

CRP

Certified Retirement Services Professional

CRSP

Certified Senior Advisor

CSA

Certified Senior Consultant

CSC

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning

CSEP

Certified Specialist in Retirement Planning

CSRP

Certified Tax Specialist

CTS

Certified Treasury Professional

CTP

Certified Trust and Financial Advisor

CTFA

Certified Wealth Consultant

CWC

Certified Wealth Management Specialist

CWMS

Certified Wealth Preservation Planner

CWPP

Certified Wealth Smart Strategist

CWSS

Certified Wealth Strategist

CWS

Certified Workplace Money Coach

CWMC

Chartered Advisor for Senior Living

CASL

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy

CAP

Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

CAIA

Chartered Asset Manager

CAM

Chartered Estate Planning Practitioner

CEPP

Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant

ChFEBC

Chartered Financial Analyst

CFA

Chartered Financial Consultant

ChFC

Chartered Financial Engineer

ChFE

Chartered Investment Counselor

CIC

Chartered Life Underwriter

CLU

Chartered Market Analyst or Financial Analyst Designate

CMA or FAD

Chartered Market Technician

CMT

Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor

CMFC

Chartered Portfolio Manager

CPM

Chartered Private Wealth Advisor

CPWA

Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter

CPCU

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor

CRPC

Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist

CRPS

Chartered Senior Financial Planner

CSFP

Chartered Trust and Estate Planner

CTEP

Chartered Wealth Manager

CWM

Christian Financial Professionals Network Certified Member

CFPN