Want to become a Certified Divorce Planner? Then you've come to the right place!
Bank Training Center offers offers financial divorce planner training and certification courses for those seeking the prestigious Certified Financial Divorce Specialist (CFDS) designation.
The Financial Divorce Specialist designation signifies that a certificant has attained comprehensive knowledge of the following subject matter:
Divorce - A Historical Perspective
The Financial Affidavit
Debt, Credit, & Bankruptcy
Social Security & Medicare
Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
Alimony & Related Issues
Child Support & Related Issues
Dividing the House
Dividing the Property
Divorce Tax Issues
Mediation, An Alternative
Code of Ethics
The Financial Divorce Specialist designation is a self-study program that includes:
One 500+ page binder covering the subject matter above
Family Law Software program (five months free usage) - this software will assist you in determining financial results when calculating "what if" scenarios such as: who keeps the house, who receives the 401(k), who assumes the visa card balance, etc.
To earn the designation, candidates must successfully complete one case study (submitted via email for grading) plus one test (taken online in the comfort of your home or office) within a one-year period of time. Most designees successfully complete the course in approximately three months!
Candidates who complete the program receive ongoing support, up to 13.5 hours of continuing education, networking opportunities, and listing on the website referral directory.
Candidates are not required to meet experience or education prerequisites to attain this designation.
Recommended CFDS Course
Simply select the recommended course below, or search under "Designations/Certifications" in the search box thereafter for "CFDS - Certified Financial Divorce Specialist".