May 6, 2016

Michael Van Himbergen Achieves CFP® Designation

Michael Van Himbergen Achieves CFP® Designation Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Marcum is pleased to announce that Michael Van Himbergen, financial advisor with MarcumFinancial Services, has received his Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation.

The CFP® certification process, administered by CFP Board, identifies to the public that those individuals who have been authorized to use the CFP® certification marks in the U.S. have met rigorous professional standards and have agreed to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism and diligence when dealing with clients.

“Michael’s certification demonstrates the commitment he has to building long-term, comprehensive relationships with his clients,” said Bob Coode, partner, Marcum Financial Services. “As a team, we’re committed to providing the highest level of financial planning and wealth management services in accordance with industry standards.”

As a first step to CFP® certification, individuals must complete CFP Board education requirement in the following major personal financial planning areas, including:

  • General principles of financial planning
  • Insurance planning
  • Investment planning
  • Income tax planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Estate planning
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Professional conduct and fiduciary responsibility
  • Financial plan development (capstone) course

Marcum assists individuals and families going through life changing events such as the sale of a business, changing jobs, marriage, divorce, having children or, in unfortunate circumstances, the loss of a loved one.

About CFP Board

CFP Board is a nonprofit organization acting in the public interest by fostering professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics and other requirements for CFP® certification.


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