Retirement Advisor Bob Fugate Publishes New Blog Explaining Meaning Behind Popular Acronyms Of Financial Advisor Certifications

Bob Fugate, CEO and President of Retirement Financial Solutions, a retirement income planning firm, explains the “Alphabet Soup” of retirement advisor certifications – what they mean, and which ones the consumer can trust.

Knoxville, TN – April 16, 2013 – Bob Fugate, CEO of Retirement Financial Solutions, retirement advisor and Certified Financial Planner™, published a new post on his website explaining what it means when consumers see “CFP,” “CLU,” and “ChFC” after the names of advisors and planners. The post, titled “Making Sense of Alphabet Soup: CFP, CLU and ChFC,” reveals the real requirements of the three major certifications which allows the consumer to decide which certification can best serve their needs.

Fugate says “I’ll tell you right now, there are a lot of certification acronyms out there, and some of them aren’t worth their salt. However, others genuinely mean that their holders have gone through rigorous training, background checks, and have years of real-world experience.”

Retirement Financial Solutions specializes in holistic retirement planning, helping clients build, protect and preserve their assets so they have financial peace of mind and security throughout their retirement years.

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About Bob Fugate:

Bob Fugate is the CEO and President of Retirement Financial Solutions. With more than 29 years in the financial services industry, Fugate has honed his expertise as a certified financial Planner Professional (CFP), a Chartered Financial Consultant, a Chartered Life Underwriter, and a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow Recipient. He is also a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the Society of Financial Professionals.

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