FPA 2019 Financial Planning Symposium

May 07, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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University of the Incarnate Word - Skyroom
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
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Register Now! for our all-day Financial Planning Symposium.  Two (2) Hours of required Ethics CE plus 4 1/2 hours of general CE.


  • 8:00am - Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking and Visit with Sponsors
  • 8:30am - Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 8:45am - Session 1: 'Coaching Investors Through Volatile Times' with Dr. Leon Zeng, CFA of Morningstar (1-hour CE approved) 
    • Common emotional and behavioral tendencies of investors in volatile markets and how these could lead to investment mistakes and harm one’s investment results.
  • 10:00am - Session 2: 'Texas Economic Outook' with Dr. Keith Phillips of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (1-hour of CE approved)
  • 11:15am - Break & Buffet Luncheon
  • 11:45am - Session 3: 'Housing Wealth and Retirement Income' with Harlan Accola, CRMP of Fairway Mortgage (1.5-hours of CE approved)
    • The reverse mortgage option should be viewed as a method for responsible retirees to create liquidity for an otherwise illiquid asset, which in turn can create new options that potentially support a more efficient retirement income strategy (more spending and/or a greater legacy).
  • 12:45pm - Session 4: 'Best Practices for Retirement Income Planning' with Dr. Wade Pfau, CFA of McLean Asset Management (1-hour of CE approved)
    • Retirement income is different as clients shift their focus from maximizing wealth to creating sustainable income, clients face a greater range of risks, and clients increasingly must solve a complex lifetime financial problem.
    • Special Q&A Panel with Dr. Wade Pfau, CFA and Harlan Accola, CRMP
  • 2:15pm - Break
  • 2:30pm - Session 5: 'New Standards for a Fiduciary World—Understanding the CFP Board’s Revisions' with Dan Candura, CFP of the Candura Group, LLC (2-hours of Ethics CE approved)
    • This course fulfills the requirement for CFP Board Ethics CE. It has been designed to educate CFP® professionals on CFP Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct effective October 1, 2019.
  • Closing Remarks


**For Group Pricing please go to the Registration Page for more information.


$155.00 FPA Members

$175.00 Guests/Non-Members

$25.00 Full-Time Student


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