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FPSC in the News

Some of the publications FPSC has appeared in include:







Click on the publication titles below for recent media coverage of FPSC and financial planning.

January 2019

FPSC welcomes industry veteran in new leadership roles

Ralph Vizl has been named Chief Strategy Officer for FP Canada and Head of the FP Canada Institute.

Wealth Professional
January 2019

FPSC names Ralph Vizl chief strategy officer

Along with driving the strategic direction of FP Canada, Ralph Vizl will head the FP Canada Institute.

Investment Executive
January 2019

More advisors embracing financial planning

Cary List, president and CEO of FPSC, weighs in on the factors driving the rising popularity of CFP certification.

The Globe and Mail
January 2019

Survey shows Canadians are worried by economic storm clouds on the horizon

A recent report suggests economic growth is slowing, and that has Canadians concerned about things like debt, the cost of living and job security.

The Hamilton Spectator
January 2019

Investors should do their homework when shopping for an advisor

FPSC President and CEO Cary List highlights resources that can help you find a financial planner—and red flags to watch out for.

The Globe and Mail
January 2019

Debt is causing young Canadians to lose sleep

Young Canadians are facing more uncertainty than ever. FPSC’s Consumer Advocate Kelley Keehn explains how a CFP professional can help.

Yahoo Finance Canada
January 2019

Atlantic Canadians stare down ‘kitchen table issues’

FPSC Consumer Advocate Kelley Keehn and Credit Canada CEO Laurie Campbell offer tips to weather the 2019 economic storm.

The Telegram
January 2019

Financial planning’s persistent rise

The adoption of financial planning among financial advisors and their firms has gained traction steadily in recent years, and this trend is expected to continue into 2019.

Investment Executive
January 2019

Number of CFP exam candidates hits record high

FPSC releases results for the November sitting of the CFP exam.

Advisor.ca
January 2019

Record numbers took November CFP exam

Across the country, 563 candidates wrote the CFP exam in November.

Investment Executive
January 2019

Tackling the Financial Blues

How to get ahead of the bills and build a strong financial footing in 2019.

CTV Winnipeg
January 2019

Here’s what keeps your clients up at night

Two in three Canadians say they worry when thinking about their prospects this year, finds a poll conducted for FPSC and Credit Canada.

Advisor.ca
January 2019

4 in 10 Canadians think the economy will be worse this year

A poll from Financial Planning Standards Council and Credit Canada reveals that 42% feel things will be worse in 2019 than last year.

Wealth Professional
January 2019

Canadians feeling stressed about their finances

More than a third of Canadians are concerned that an increased cost of living will put them further in debt this year, finds a poll conducted for FPSC and Credit Canada.

Investment Executive
January 2019

Beating the financial blues

FPSC Consumer Advocate Kelley Keehn explains how small steps can help you achieve financial wellness.

Breakfast Television
January 2019

Why ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to your finances

Kelley Keehn shares advice for getting financially fit in 2019.

Global Winnipeg
January 2019

Turbulent markets require a professional touch

Professional financial planners are uniquely positioned to help clients stay on track during periods of market volatility.

Investment Executive
January 2019

Surviving the post-holiday debt hangover

FPSC consumer advocate Kelley Keehn provides tips for getting your finances in order after the excess of the holidays.

BNN Bloomberg
November 2018

FPSC unveils new details on push to lead professional financial planning

New Professional Education Programs will help financial planners meet the needs and expectations of Canadians.

Wealth Professional
November 2018

FPSC to launch new designation and education programs

Designation for associate financial planner to launch in 2020.

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