Financial Planning Days Celebrates 6 Years of Free Financial Counsel

Financial Planning Days, a joint endeavor by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFPBoard)Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)Foundation for Financial Planning, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, is celebrating its sixth year this month.

Featuring events in twenty two cities nationwide, Financial Planning Days connects thousands of consumers with hundreds of volunteer CFP® professionals who provide free financial consultations and workshops at designated schools, municipal buildings, and libraries. Financial Planning Days continues to provide Americans across the country with an opportunity to get the financial advice they need at no cost and with no strings attached. No one will be taking down names, business cards and marketing materials will not be distributed, and absolutely no one will be selling financial products and services.

Planners meet privately with individuals and couples in one-on-one consultations to answer questions on budgeting, credit management, getting out of debt, taxes, homeownership, college financing, insurance, and so much more. Free classroom-style workshops covering these key areas of personal finance are also available.

It’s not too late! Find your local event and participate, visit FinancialPlanningDays.org. Registration can be completed online or by calling toll-free 1-877-861-7826. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Take the Pledge

Savers who make a plan are twice as likely to save successfully. 

Take the America Saves Pledge

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 22, 2013

    Helping yourself & your family #save successfully for the future should be at the top of your resolution list

Saver Tips and Stories View all »

Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

Written by Guest Blogger | January 13, 2016

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

Read more...

#ImSavingFor Winner Story

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | June 13, 2019

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

Read more...

Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

Read more...

Receive Updates

Take the Pledge

Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

Start Saving

Receive Texts

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | July 15, 2014

Learn More

Partner News & Updates

Written by Katie Bryan | October 18, 2013

Sign Up