A Guide to Ethics in Financial Planning

Introduces ethical standards as they apply to assisting the client and the advisors in developing an organized and comprehensive financial plan. Provides specific courses of action to prevent conflicts of interest and the potential to affect objectivity, and examines compensation arrangements in financial planning that should be fully disclosed to the client.​

Updated: January 2018
Re-versioned: June 2016​

What You'll Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe guidelines to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Define the role of the financial planner
  • Describe the most common compensation arrangements in financial planning


Trust officers and other trust department personnel.

Course Credits


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Purchase for a Team
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