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Federal Retirement Consultant (FRC)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Federation of Federal Employee Benefit Advocates LLC (FFEBA)
Qualification and Training Requirements

Complete a disclosure questionnaire and background questionnaire and meet two of the three following requirements:

  1. Meet an experience requirement by either:
    • Holding a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Business, Finance or Economics
    • Having a minimum of two years of relevant industry experience
  2. Hold one of the following:
    • State Insurance License
    • Series 6
    • Series 7
    • Series 24
    • Series 65
    • Series 66
  3. Hold one of the following:
    • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
    • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    • Masters Degree in Business, Finance or Economics
    • Attorney’s License (JD)
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Designation Training Requirements

Successful completion of the complete the Federal Retirement Consultant (FRC) Course

Designation Exam Type

Final certification exam (proctored, closed book)

Continuing Education Requirements

Six FRC credits annually

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at FRC Lookup:

Investor Complaint Process

Online at File a Complaint:

Published List of Disciplined Designees