Speaker - Eleanor Blayney

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Eleanor Blayney, CFP® is CFP Board’s Consumer Advocate. A financial planning practitioner for more than 20 years, Eleanor has seen it all. As Consumer Advocate, Eleanor works to educate the public on making smart financial moves and the value of financial planning. Frequently quoted by the national media and a sought-after speaker, Eleanor provides a healthy dose of wit and wisdom for those looking to improve their financial lives through the power of planning. Recognized as one of the pioneers in the profession, Eleanor also helped to shape the Financial Planning Practice Standards that guide the work of the more than 67,000 CFP® professionals across the U.S.

Eleanor strongly believes that families of all income levels should have access to professional financial planning assistance and that the financial world is too complex to shoulder alone. She makes financially complex ideas and strategies accessible and understandable. And she understands the critical importance of enforceable ethical standards to foster the trust needed to provide financial advice.

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