National Association of Independent Broker Dealers
The purpose of the National Association of Independent Broker Dealers is to positively impact rules regulations, and legislation by facilitating a consistent, productive relationship between industry professionals and regulatory organizations and by providing education and member benefits for Broker Dealers.
Alliance of Independent Broker Dealers
The Alliance of Independent Broker Dealers (AIBD) is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation founded in 1980 by a group of independent broker dealer who are dedicated to jointly reviewing investment products. The AIBD and many of its members are headquartered in Northern California.
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors who are highly trained professionals, committed to working in the best interests of those they serve. Since 1983, Americans across the country have looked to NAPFA for access to financial professionals who meet the highest membership standards for professional competency, client-focused financial planning, and Fee-Only compensation
National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors
The National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors (NAIPFA) is a professional organization of independent financial advisory firms located throughout the U.S. specializing in providing financial advice to public agencies related to financing of public projects and issuance of bonds.
NAIPFA member firms must be completely independent of underwriting of municipal securities by banks and securities dealers. Member firms must also be structured such that financial advice is not incidental to any other service.
Life Insurance Management Research Association
The national association, Limra represents over 850 financial services companies in more than 70 countries worldwide whom turn to LIMRA first to help them build their businesses and improve their performance. Their members rely on our 90 years of industry experience, along with resources in Research, Consulting, Assessment, Development, and Compliance and Regulatory Services to: Chart a clear course for the future; Benchmark their competition; Create new products; open new markets; Add distribution channels—independent producer, banc assurance; and worksite; Increase distribution productivity; Assess, train and manage productive sales forces and distribution networks; Meet the challenges of increasing regulation; and Identify and develop the next generation of leaders; plus much more.
Investment Management Consultants Association
The Investment Management Consultants Association was established in 1985 to deliver the premier investment consulting and wealth management credentials with world-class educational offerings through membership, conferences, research, and publications. IMCA sets the standards and practices for the investment management consulting profession and provides investment consultants and wealth managers with the credentials and tools required to best serve their clients.