The mission of the Journal of Financial Planning is to expand the body of knowledge of the financial planning profession. With monthly feature articles, interviews, columns, and peer-reviewed technical contributions, the Journal's content is dynamic, innovative, thought-provoking, and directly beneficial to financial planners in their work.
Facts & Figures
Financial Planning Association
The Journal goes to 53,000 financial planning professionals. The core circulation is made up of the full membership of the Financial Planning Association plus selected others who are nonmember CFP® certificants, candidates for CFP certification, CPAs, ChFCs, CFAs and attorneys.
The Journal was approved for membership in BPA Worldwide, a provider of business media audits, in 1997. Read our BPA Statement.
First published in 1979, the Journal of Financial Planning was reformatted in 1996 to expand its editorial approach and accommodate advertising placements. It broadened its paid and controlled circulation base to reach out to nonmember CFP certificants and candidates for CFP certification as well as other professionals working in the financial planning field.
Members of the editorial, art and advertising departments work together to produce the Journal of Financial Planning. You can see a list of the current Journal staff online.
The Journal of Financial Planning editorial staff works with two volunteer boards in developing content:
The Journal's editorial policy outlines its approach to development and use of its content.
The Journal of Financial Planning welcomes contributed manuscripts to be considered for publication. There are different opportunities for submitting content.
Members of the Financial Planning Association receive the Journal of Financial Planning at no charge as part of their membership benefits. Those who are not members of FPA have the option to join FPA or subscribe to the Journal.
Editorial & Advertising Headquarters
Journal of Financial Planning
7535 E. Hampden Ave.
Denver, Colo. 80231