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Michael LaRiviere Earns Certified Financial Planner ™ Designation

Michael LaRiviere Earns Certified Financial Planner ™ Designation

Ron Nelson
Essex Financial
(860) 767-4300

Essex, CT January 3, 2017 –Michael LaRiviere, CFP®, Financial Advisor at Essex Financial in Essex, CT has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Mr. LaRiviere has worked at Essex Financial since 2013. His primary focus is on understanding the unique concerns and objectives of high net worth investors as they plan their financial futures.

The CFP® marks identify those individuals who have met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework and have passed the CFP® Certification Examination covering the following areas:  the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.  CFP® professionals also agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and to uphold CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rules of Conduct and Financial Planning Practice Standards.

CFP Board is a nonprofit certification organization with a mission to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning.  CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP (with plaque design) and CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.  CFP Board currently authorizes more than 75,000 individuals to use these marks in the United States.  For more about CFP Board, visit

About Essex Financial:

Essex Financial is one of the leading independent financial advisory firms in the United States. Cited by Barron’s and other leading publications, the firm’s unbiased, independent, client-centric approach has made it a leader in providing exceptional service to clients for over three decades. For more information on Essex Financial please go to: