4166  |  On Demand  |  Intermediate  |  Self-Study

PFP Standards and Responsibilities

Friday, May 1, 2020 - Friday, April 30, 2021

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This CPE course covers professional standards and ethics required by the AICPA, including: Integrity Objectivity Competence Fairness Confidentiality Professionalism Diligence Unauthorized practice of law

This course will cover Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services No. 1 (SSPFPS No. 1) which provides guidance to AICPA members, and offers a framework for the CPA financial planner to deliver personal financial planning (PFP) services with the highest levels of integrity, professionalism, objectivity, and competence in order to best serve his or her clients and the public. It is incumbent upon all planners to be familiar with SSPFPS No. 1 and to adhere to its precepts. This course will give you the necessary information to incorporate these requirements into your professional practice and client engagements.


Recall which AICPA Principle of Professional Conduct is defined as "the quality from which the public trust derives and the benchmark against which a member must ultimately test all decisions." Identify the AICPA Principle of Professional Conduct that is derived from a "synthesis of education and experience." Select the discipline that is not regulated as a profession. Recognize the successor credential to the Accredited Personal Financial Specialist. Determine when Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services No. 1 applies. Recall which personal financial planning service uses established financial ratios that become the basis for many


  • Thomas Tillery (view bio)
  • Susan Tillery

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CPAs and financial planners with basic knowledge of financial planning and an interest in personal financial planning


Professional standards and ethics, as required by the AICPA The Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services

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Thomas Tillery

Thomas Tillery is a member of AICPA Personal Financial Planning Section (Non-CPA Associate), the Society of Financial Service Professionals, and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council.

Tom has been a provider of Continuing Education for attorneys, CPAs, and investment and insurance professionals for over 20 years. He has written curriculum and lectured in the discipline of Financial Planning for several universities and on line programs.

Tom is also an Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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