Credentials

At Foster Victor Wealth Advisors we hold our team to the highest standards. We work hard to promote continued education and professional development. Here is a quick overview of all our team’s credentials and the knowledge base they represent.

CFA®

Chartered Financial Analyst

The CFA® professional designation is granted to those who pass three rigorous exams covering topics such as accounting, economics, ethics, money management, and security analysis. The CFA Institute is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

CFP®

Certified Financial Planner

The CFP® professional designation is granted to those individuals who complete a strict curriculum covering core courses in investment planning, insurance planning, estate planning, tax planning, retirement planning, educations planning, ethics, and the financial planning process. Along with passing the exam, candidates must have three years industry experience to use the CFP® designation. This achievement is awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Washington, D.C

CLTC®

Certification for Long-Term Care

The CLTC® is a designation covering coursework in insurance, financial services, law and accounting as it relates to long-term care situations.  To achieve the CLTC® course work and an examination must be satisfied. The Certification for Long-Term Care is based in Durham, North Carolina.

CLU®

Chartered Life Underwriter

The CLU® is a professional designation for those specializing in life insurance. Courses cover a variety of topics such as fundamental of insurance planning, individual life insurance, life insurance law, fundamentals of estate planning and planning for business owners. Eight examinations must be passed to achieve this designation. The CLU® is awarded by The American College of Financial Services in Bryan Mawr, Pennsylvania.

CPWA®

Certified Private Wealth Advisor

The CPWA ® designation is an advanced professional certification for advisors who serve high-net-worth clients. It is designed for seasoned professionals who seek the most advanced knowledge and techniques to address the sophisticated life cycle of wealth: accumulations, preservation, and distributions. Rigorous coursework and an examination are required to achieve this certification. The CPWA ® institute is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

CRCP

Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional

The CRCP is a professional designation that provides comprehensive training in the foundations, theory and practical applications of securities laws and regulations. This certification requires successful completion of both classroom coursework and passing two exams. The CRCP was awarded by the FINRA Institute at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.