A Certified Financial Planner professional achieves and maintains internationally recognized standards of knowledge, skills, abilities and ethics. The CFP designation is recognized internationally for excellence in financial planning.
The CFP focuses on investment and provides guidance in areas like estate planning, insurance, risk management ,retirement.,etc. They also offer tax planning and it's common to find CFPs who also work as CPAs.
CFP Certificate can be obtained on an average of 8 months to 1 year by completing 4 Exams.The exams are as follows
Retirement and Risk Specialist
Tax & Legacy Specialist
CFP exams are conducted online through NISM platform at NSE.IT Centre located in most of the cities in India all round the year through online mode.