Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)
The Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) is a professional designation awarded by the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants to those financial advisors who can meet the high standards of education, experience and integrity required of all its members. The IARFC holds the RFC designation to be different and perhaps more encompassing. However the IARFC does not assert that many other professional designations or their organization are inferior. The public is not served by divisive criticism, but rather by dedicated and well-prepared professionals. Our goal is to encourage advisor, with strong emphasis on the importance of continuing education.
$300 for the first year ($225 thereafter) | Requirements | Download Application | Information Brochure
Registered Financial Associate (RFA)
The Registered Financial Associate (RFA) is a designation granted only to recent graduates of an approved academic curriculum in financial services. Credentials are a means of separating yourself from the crowd. They show your commitment to excellence and a continuing desire to provide your clients with the highest level of expertise.
$170 for the first year ($120 thereafter) | Requirements | Download Application
IARFC General Membership for those Members participating in and sharing the goals and benefits of the association, agreeing to abide by IARFC Code of Ethics yet not practicing as financial advisors. A full membership without designation or licensing for those serving the industry while not practicing or servicing clients. Please contact the IARFC for a General Membership Application.
$150 for the first year ($75 thereafter) Requirements | Download Application
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Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC)
The Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC) is a professional designation awarded by the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants to those financial professionals who can meet the high standards of education, experience and integrity required of all its members. Financial Consultants who obtain the MRFC will be held to the standards set forth by the NCCA. To the Public, the MRFC is a Financial Professional who will uphold high standards when dealing with their financial affairs. To the Industry, the MRFC is a Financial Peer who has met strict criteria based on a set of standards - held accountable by the NCCA. To the Individual Consultant, the MRFC is an ethical, financial professional who continues to educate himself and work toward the financial freedom of his clients. Sitting now for the exam, you get the advantage of a reduced examination fee and the honor of knowing you were part of our accreditation process. Something that you can definitely brag about to your friends and colleagues.
Submit the required applicatoin fee of $100 and examination fee of $400. Requirements | Download Application
Annuual Recertification $300
IARFC Member Recertifcation $275
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