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Jon has a commitment to education and learning that began in 1996 when he entered the financial services industry. He is a lifelong learner which enables him to provide exemplary guidance to his clients. Jon has earned a number of professional designations which include; Certified Financial Planner™ professional (CFP®), Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) , Chartered Financial Consultant®(ChFC®), Certified Life Underwriter® ( CLU®), Chartered Special Needs Consul-tant™ (ChSNC™), and Chartered Advsior for Senior Living (CASL®). He also holds his Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities registrations.


Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)

Issuing Organization: Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Prerequisites: Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university, and
  • Three years of full-time personal financial planning experience or the equivalent part-time experience (2,000 hours equals one year full-time).

Educational Requirements: Candidate must complete a CFP-board registered program and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Examination. Agree to abide by CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Rules of Conduct and comply with the Financial Planning Practice Standards

Cont. Ed: 30 hours every two years


Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®)

Issuing Organization: The American College

Prerequisites: 3 years of full-time business experience within the five years preceding the awarding of the designation.

Educational Requirements: Five core and three elective courses. Final proctored exam for each course.

Cont. Ed: 30 hours every two years


Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)

Issuing Organization: The American College

Prerequisites: 3 years of full-time business experience within the five years preceding the awarding of the designation.

Educational Requirements: Five core and three elective courses. Final proctored exam for each course.

Cont. Ed: 30 hours every two years


Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®)

Issuing Organization: National Association of Estate Planners & Councils

Prerequisites: Candidate must meet all of the following requirements: 

  • Must be an attorney (JD), accountant (CPA), insurance professional and financial planner (CLU/ChFC,CFP) or trust officer (CTFA)
  • Must be in good standing with their professional organization and not be subject to disciplinary investigation
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in estate planning in one or more of the prerequisite professions

Education Requirement: 2 graduate level courses administered by The American College or from another accredited graduate program as part of a master’s or doctoral degree unless applicant has 15 or more years’ experience as an estate planner. Final exam for each course which are proctored.

Cont. Ed: 30 hours every 24 months, including 15 hours in estate planning; re-certification is required annually.


Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®)

Issuing Organization: The American College

Prerequisites

  • Meeting experience requirements for The College’s CLU, ChFC, RHU, REBC, and CLF designations, or
  • Advising clients on financial and/or practical matters relating to their retirement years or on issues dealing with aging for at least three of the five years preceding the awarding of the designation

Educational Requirements: Five required courses, equivalent to 15 semester credit hours

Cont. Ed: 15 hours every two years


Chartered Special Needs Consultant™ (ChSNC™)

Issuing Organization: The American College

Prerequisites/Educational Requirements:Must have a minimum of three years of professional experience requirements and hold a CLU®, ChFC®, or CFP® designation, or MSFS degree. Successfully complete three required courses and also adhere to The American College's Code of Ethics.

Cont. Ed: 15 hours of PACE continuing education and recertification program