Financial Planning Principles Course Overview
Achieving financial goals requires two key efforts: planning and process. Understanding the principles of financial planning means you will know the holistic lifecycle of a client’s financial needs – what they need to plan for, when, and how to execute against a plan. A strong understanding of financial planning principles is essential for bringing order and process to a client’s journey.
Financial Planning Principles Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the purpose of a financial plan and why it is important
- List the 7-steps of financial planning and describe what interactions take place between a financial advisor and the prospective client at each step
Who Should Take This Course?
This Financial Planning Principles course is for anyone – from those interested in pursuing a career in financial planning and wealth management to those who do not but are interested in becoming their own finance professional first. This course is a primer that introduces the foundational concepts you need to understand to navigate topics in financial planning and wealth management.