Financial Planning Association

The Financial Planning Association (or FPA) (U.S.), is a leadership and advocacy organization based in Denver, Colorado. FPA works with academic leaders, legislative and regulatory bodies, financial services firms and consumer interest organizations. 

The organization was created in 2000 through the merger of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP) and the International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP),[1]Its stated Primary Aim is to be the community that fosters the value of financial planning and advances the practice and profession of financial planning.[2] FPA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are charged with helping the organization reach its mission while upholding the organization's bylaws. 

FPA publishes a peer-reviewed journal in the financial planning profession, the Journal of Financial Planning.