The Accredited Asset Management Specialist® (AAMS®)
The Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) is a professional designation awarded by the College of Financial Planning® (CFP®). Individuals who hold the designation have completed a course of study encompassing investments, insurance, tax, retirement, and estate planning issues. Additionally, individuals must pass an end-of-course examination that tests their ability to synthesize complex concepts and apply theoretical concepts to real-life situations. All designees have agreed to adhere to the Standards of Professional Conduct outlined by the CFP® and are subject to a disciplinary process. Designees renew their designation every two years by completing 16 hours of continuing education, reaffirming adherence to the Standards of Professional Conduct, and complying with self-disclosure requirements.