GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - The College for Financial Planning (CFFP), the nation's leading provider of financial education and the originator of the CFP® certification, is proud to announce innovative education options for students on a new, state-of-the-art online platform.

Students who pursue a graduate certificate in Asset Management or Retirement Planning or a Master of Science degree in Personal Financial Planning, Finance, or Financial Analysis at CFFP now do so on an all-new, interactive, and easily accessible online interface.

With the new platform, CFFP instructors have the ability to educate using an array of tools such as embedded videos, live instructional demonstrations, and interactive discussion boards. In partnership with The National Underwriter Company, CFFP also provides a regularly updated information portal of relevant news, including updates to tax codes and regulations, legislative developments, and more. This portal keeps students as up-to-date as possible and enables them to better serve clients by applying what they have learned immediately in their practices.

"We want our students to be able to easily connect with and learn from their instructors, and these are instructors who actively practice in the areas that they teach," said Jim Pasztor, master's chair for the College for Financial Planning. "CFFP's new platform delivers engagement and learning opportunities that are rare in the online financial education world, and we're proud to be one of the first in the industry to offer it."

To learn more about CFFP and its offerings for financial planning education, visit

About the College for Financial Planning
Founded in 1972, the College for Financial Planning provides accessible and flexible degree, non-degree, and continuing professional education programs to students nationwide. Shortly after its founding, the College introduced the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, which has evolved into the world's most recognized and respected financial planning credential, with more than 60,000 professionals in the U.S. having earned the certification.

In addition to its CFP Certification Education Program, the College offers a Master of Science degree program for more in-depth knowledge of the finance industry. Professional designation programs are also available, with specializations from asset management to retirement planning. The College for Financial Planning is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. More than 130,000 students have graduated from the College's programs. For more information, visit

Contact Information:

Kelly Heavey
The Bawmann Group

Chris Allen
College for Financial Planning
1-800-237-9990 Ext. 4815