Orlando, FL, February 13, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Financial Planning Association of Florida (hereafter the FPA of Florida) leaders will be participating in their 6th Annual trip to Tallahassee on February 27 and 28. As a trusted resource in promoting the financial planning process and related issues to the State of Florida consumers and government officials, the FPA of Florida will advocate for the benefits of the financial planning profession and Florida consumers in the following ways:
1. Convene with numerous State representatives to discuss laws and legislation affecting consumers and the financial planning profession.
2. Coordinate financial literacy and education efforts with the Department of Financial Services (Insurance) and Office of Financial Registration (Securities and Investment Advisory) to heighten public awareness.
3. Identify and strengthen alliances between State government officials and FPA of Florida ambassadors pivotal to the personal and collective financial health of Floridians.
4. Meet with Cabinet officials to prepare the State of Florida Resolution for the 2012 October Financial Planning Week.
About the FPA of Florida
As the first cooperative of its kind, FPA of Florida serves as a model for other FPA chapters. By offering advanced Leadership training in a collaborative environment, chapter leaders are able to accomplish more for their members, and their communities. The purpose of the Financial Planning Association of Florida is to be a single voice to State Representatives and the Governor's office regarding matters that affect our profession and the clients that we serve. For more information about FPA of Florida, visit www.financialplanningflorida.org.
About the Financial Planning Association
The Financial Planning Association is the largest membership organization for personal financial 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.