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Volume 19, Issue 2 - March-April 2018

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Why Biltmore? Why Now?

“Gradually and silently the charm comes over us; we know not exactly where or how”… 
Biltmore Landscape Architect – Frederick Law Olmsted

The IARFC decided to emulate the charm and beauty of its traditional cruises and focus towards exploring an old world
elegance within the continental U.S. The time was right to make this switch and set up a conference that was accessible and
feasible to more members and guests. The standards are just as high, the scenery just as breathtaking with facilities more
adaptable to a bigger group. Our last conference was over 10 years ago. With the change in leadership, the increased participation of the Board of Directors and  the dedication of the IARFC Team, we offer the 2018 IARFC Biltmore Conference members and guests.

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The Register, published since 1999 by the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC), is a practitioner-oriented, financial magazine. The Register includes profiles, articles, interviews, book reviews, practice management techniques, product information and marketing recommendations. Our mission is to update members on current matters, along with a listing of newest members and latest conferences with CE approved curriculum.

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The Register printed version goes to over members and digital edition goes to practitioners, academicians, and decision makers in financial services made of the full membership of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants, plus selected others who are nonmember MRFC certificants, and candidates for the MRFC, RFC®, and RFA®.
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Cover Profile Criteria: Profile Participant, must be an IARFC member in good standing, have made contribution to the financial industry, i.e. writing articles, donations to industry events and/or continuing education program activities. Cover Profile Participants are also selected according to the Register annual Editorial Calendar theme and topics. Time:  Selection of the Cover Profile Participants are made (early Fall) for the following calendar year. Selection Committee: Is made up of the Editorial Board of the Register (Editor-in-Chief, Editor and IARFC Operations). Final selections are also reviewed by the IARFC Chairman.

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