The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has partnered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) as part of the expansion of Money Smart Week®. 

The CFP Board is a non-profit organization whose mission is to benefit the public by granting the Certified Financial Planner™ certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning. The CFP Board currently oversees over 75,000 CFP® professionals in the U.S. who advise individuals and families on a broad range of personal finance matters, including: retirement, estate planning, taxes, investments, budgeting and insurance, among many others.