About My Practice
BFA, Inc. is an independent Registered Investment Advisor registered with the New Jersey Bureau of Securities. John Bodnar (President and member of the BFA management team since 1988) is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) and a registered principal with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.
Our business independence, with no reliance upon one financial institution, allows BFA to focus solely on the needs of its clients. After a comprehensive initial evaluation, a written financial plan could include any or all of the following products: stocks, municipal bonds, no-load mutual funds, life, health, disability and long-term-care insurance, real estate investment trusts, hedge funds, pension plans, IRAs and any other product or service that helps achieve the objectives of the client.
John Bodnar, CFP®, CIMA®, founded the company in 1988 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He holds an extensive background in personal financial planning and proudly specialized in working with widows and the elderly. Awarded a CFP® designation from the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards in 1986. Bodnar also holds a designation as a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), since 2003. He is a registered representative of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., and holds numerous securities registrations.
Registrations, Licenses, Certifications & Affiliations
Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications
Series 7, 6, 24, 63
Life insurance: NJ, NY, PA, FL, Health/disability insurance: NJ, NY, PA, Fixed annuities: NJ, NY, PA, Variable annuities: NJ, NY, PA
Designations & Certifications
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)
- Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.
Registered Principal, Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINAR/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., and/or Bodnar Financial Advisors, Inc. Registered Investment Advisors, Bodnar Financial Advisors, Inc., and Cambridge are not affiliated.
I will provide a free initial consultation to prospective clients so we may determine if their needs and my practice are well-matched.