Cuthbert Financial Guidance, Inc. is a proud member of the following societies, and adheres to their standards of professional excellence and integrity:
Commitment to Continued Education
The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is a professional regulatory organization. It fosters professional standards in personal financial planning so that the public values, has access to and benefits from competent financial planning. Individuals who meet rigorous certification requirements are certified by CFP Board to use its certification trademark. Helga Cuthbert is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioners.
Commitment to Objectivity
As a Fee-Only advisory firm our recommendations are untainted by any type of fee received by the vendors of financial products, including investment funds, insurance companies, and estate attorneys. Fee-Only advisors provide consumers and institutions with comprehensive and objective financial advice on a “Fee-Only” basis, keeping only the best interests of the client in mind – with neither the advisor nor any related party receiving compensation contingent on the purchase or sale of a financial product.
Commitment to Excellence
Helga Cuthbert is a Registered NAPFA Member. Laura Davis is a NAPFA Associate Member. The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors is the largest professional association of comprehensive, Fee-Only financial planners in the United States. With 2700+ members and affiliates, in 45 states, the members of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) subscribe to the following fiduciary oath:
- The Advisor shall exercise his / her best efforts to act in good faith and in the best interest of the client.
- The Advisor shall provide written disclosure to the client prior to the engagement of the advisor, and thereafter throughout the term of the engagement, of any conflicts of interest, which will reasonably compromise the impartiality or independence of the advisor.
- The Advisor, or any part in which the advisor has a financial interest, does not receive any compensation or other remuneration that is contingent on any client’s purchase or sale of a financial product.
- The advisor does not receive a fee or other compensation from another party based on the referral of a client or the client’s business.