Registered Financial Associate (RFA)
|Status||Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.|
|Issuing Organization||International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC)|
|Qualification and Educational Requirements|
Bachelor's or graduate degree in financial planning from an institution offering an IARFC-approved or CFP-equivalent curriculum, or financial professional with less than three years financial service industry experience.
One of the following:
|Continuing Education Requirements||
Forty hours every two years in the field of personal finance and professional practice management. Four hours every two years must be devoted to ethics.
|Verification, Complaints and Accreditation|
|Check Designation Status Online||
Online at Find a Consultant
|Investor Complaint Process||
Online at Professional Conduct
|Published List of Disciplined Designees||