A Win-Win to Connect the Public with Diverse Financial Advisors

(NewsUSA) - The demographics of wealth in the United States are shifting -- with women controlling a larger portion of household finances and minority communities continually building wealth -- but the makeup of today's financial- planning workforce does not reflect this change.

Less than one quarter of the more than 87,000 CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professionals are women, only 6 percent are Black and just 7 percent are Hispanic. The gap between the current state of the financial-planning profession and what is needed in this shifting landscape presents career opportunities for aspiring CFP® professionals, particularly female and minority CFP® candidates.

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