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Certified Divorce Financial Specialist (CDFS)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Designation Notes

Formerly known as Certified Divorce Specialist (CDS)

Issuing Organization Institute of Business & Finance
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidate must have:

  • a bachelor's degree or
  • one year of financial services work experience.
Designation Training Requirements

Self-study course, including written case study

Designation Exam Type

Online, proctored, closed-book exams

Continuing Education Requirements

30 hours every two years

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at Find an Advisor

Investor Complaint Process

Submit complaints via mail to Executive Director, Institute of Business & Finance, P.O. Box 371243, San Diego, CA 91237.

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