KEY POINTS
1. With baby boomer advisors entering their 70s and few new candidates on the horizon, colleges and universities with financial planning courses are more important than ever as a source of new manpower.
2. Headcount in the industry is expected to decline by 5.8% between 2017 and 2022, compared to a 1.6% increase between 2012 and 2017.
3. There are now more than 200 colleges and universities offering 300 financial planning programs that enable graduates to take the CFP exam. That compares to about 125 five years ago. read more>