Financial Planners Standards Council

Financial Planners Standards Council

June 16, 2005 08:37 ET

LOVE IS IN THE AIR!

New Couples Getting Married Should Talk to a Financial Planner Before Before They Tie the Knot Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Lifestyle Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 16, 2005) - June is the season for love, celebration and weddings! But wedding planners aren't the only experts couples should consult. They should also include a visit to a CFP™ (Certified Financial Planner) to make sure they have their newly merged "financial house" in order.

Financial planning isn't just about money. It's about meeting life-goals. Newlyweds have plenty of goals and issues to talk about and plan for. A few things to consider are:

• Saving for and buying a home;
• Spending, budgeting and saving as a couple;
• Estate planning issues (such as a will);
• Risk management (what happens if a spouse loses a job or becomes ill); and
• Planning for children and their education needs.

Care to hear more or explore a story on financial planning for newlyweds?

We can put you in touch with CFP professionals from across Canada. Trained to provide financial planning advice, CFP professionals can answer questions related to savings and investment, insurance, tax and estate planning, education savings, budgeting and more. Many offer additional areas of specialization including financial planning for life transition, divorce settlements, gay unions, charitable giving, elder care, alternative investing - and other topics.

Financial Planners Standards Council (FPSC) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1995 to foster professionalism in personal financial planning. FPSC develops and enforces the highest standards in financial planning competency and ethics for individuals who hold the CFP™ (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™) in Canada. There are currently about 16,000 CFP professionals in Canada and more than 90,000 individuals who have earned the CFP designation in 18 countries around the world. See www.cfp-ca.org for more information.
Please visit our media kit online to learn more about the CFP designation and financial planning at: at http://www.cfp-ca.org/media/media_mediakit.asp or visit the FPSC Web site for further information: www.cfp-ca.org.

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/For further information: Eileen Chadnick/Chadnick Communications at 416.631.7437 or e-mail at Eileen@Chadnick.com or Reed Hilton/FPSC at 416.593.8587 ext 235 or by e-mail at rhilton@cfp-ca.org./ IN: FINANCE, OTHER

Contact Information

  • Eileen Chadnick, Chadnick Communications
    Primary Phone: 416-631-7437
    E-mail: Eileen@Chadnick.com