A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 06/04/2018 Are Advisor Certifications Important to You? Like other professionals, many financial advisors go through hours of education in order to achieve certifications which demonstrate the advisor’s fit for providing responsible advice.A Certified Financial Planner, for example, must complete a lengthy program of education and test-taking, and among the subjects covered in the testing are investments, estate planning ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.