FPA, CFP Board, and U.S. Department of Labor Collaborate to Launch Spanish Retirement Saving Webcast

Miami, FL, June 29, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Miami-Dade President Elaine King and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards Inc. partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Council of La Raza to host its inaugural Spanish-language 'Guide to Retirement Saving' webcast to assist U.S. workers to plan and conserve for retirement.

Elaine King, CFP(R), and the DOL presented the live June 22 Spanish webcast to enlighten consumers on making retirement planning a personal priority, as well as to convey impactful money management guidance to young adults starting to save now and to individuals closer to retirement.

Emphasizing the importance of setting goals to plan for future financial security in this webcast, Elaine King highlighted financial planning topics addressed in the Savings Fitness Guide, a popular educational publication created by the CFP Board and the DOL.

To view the Spanish-language webcast soon, go to the CFP Board's website at www.CFP.net/learn/webcasts.asp.

About Elaine King, CFP(R), CDFA
As Managing Director of Lubitz Financial Group Wealth Planning Services, Elaine King provides families with planning strategies by helping clients understand, organize, and manage their wealth around an actionable strategy. Her multi-faceted role includes advising on retirement planning, saving for educational needs, estate planning, family meetings, and financial competency programs for children & women. Ms. King is the 2011 Chair and President of the Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade. A Certified Financial Planner(R), a Certifed Divorce Financial Analyst, and a Florida Supreme Court-certified family mediator, she serves on the board of directors of the Family Collaborative Law Institute. She holds an International MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a graduate of the Bowen Center for the Study of The Family, part of The Georgetown Family Center in the District of Columbia. King is the author of Family and Money Matters, published in November 2010 by Kaabrah Publishing. She has appeared on PBS, CBS, Univision, and the Joe Madison Show. She has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The Journal of Financial Planning, Time Magazine, Smart Money Magazine, Business Week, Financial Advisor, The Financial Planning Magazine, The Miami Herald, Miami Today, Sun Sentinel, The Real Estate Journal, Hispanic Business, and other news organizations.

About Certified Financial Board of Standards(R) (CFP Board)
CFP Board is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit standards-setting organization whose mission is to benefit the public by granting the CFP(R) certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP(R), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and federally registered in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. Currently, there are more than 62,000 CFP(R) professionals in the U.S.

About Financial Planning Association (FPA)
The Financial Planning Association (FPA) is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S. and includes professionals from all backgrounds and business models. FPA members adhere to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure to those they serve. Based in Denver, Colo., FPA works in alliance with academic leaders, legislative, and regulatory bodies, financial services firms, and consumer interest organizations. For more information about FPA, visit www.FPAnet.org or call 800.322.4237.

About U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides unemployment and employment statistics and data, worker and labor information, forms, and information on employment-related laws, regulation, and compliance. Fostering and promoting the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States, the DOL's mission is to improve working conditions, advance opportunities for profitable employment, and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Philip Herzberg