chartered financial consultant

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Chartered Financial Consultant

A professional certificate offered through the American College in Pennsylvania. The certification qualifies one to consult on financial matters, especially for individuals and small businesses. In order to qualify for a ChFC, one must have worked a certain number of years in the financial industry and complete eight to nine courses in income tax, insurance, employee benefits, investment, and estate planning, among others. The certification itself is awarded after an exam. See also: Certified financial planner.

chartered financial consultant (ChFC)

A professional financial planner who has completed a series of courses and examinations in subject areas such as economics, insurance, real estate, and tax shelters. The designation is awarded by the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. Compare certified financial planner.
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