How does the CFP Board’s Code of Ethics Benefit me?
Through the Code of Ethics, CFP® professionals agree to act fairly and diligently when providing you with financial planning advice and services, putting your interests first. The Code of Ethics states that CFP® professionals are to act with integrity, offering you professional services that are objective and based on your needs. They are required to provide you with information about their sources of compensation and conflicts of interest in writing.
Source: CFP Board of Standards, Inc.; www.cfp.net