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World Financial Planning Day 2019 raises consumer control on finances, futures
Last update: 02/10/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 -- Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd (FPSB) and the global community of professional financial planning bodies today celebrate the third annual World Financial Planning Day (#WFPD).

These bodies represent over 181,000 CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professionals, according to a statement.

“FPSB and the global community of CFP® professionals are pleased to join IOSCO and securities regulators worldwide for the third year in empowering more consumers to take control of their finances and futures,” said FPSB chief executive officer, Noel Maye.

The FPSB network is partnering with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to promote financial literacy and capability via WFPD 2019 at IOSCO’s World Investor Week (#WIW).

WIW is a global campaign designed to raise awareness on the importance of investor education and protection.

FPSB and the global financial planning community will provide programmes and events to promote consumer awareness and understanding of the value of financial planning, covering topics including debt management, financial emergency preparation and home ownership.

Consumers are encouraged to refer to local FPSB Affiliate organisation on WFPD activities. Contact details for FPSB Affiliates, as well as general news and information on the global campaign are available at https://worldfpday.org.

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