McNeal receives Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation

April 24, 2009



Eddie McNeal, CFP®, a senior financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Starkville, has achieved the professional designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) through the College of Financial Planning. He completed the requirements that include coursework and a series of examinations in areas including the retirement planning process and meeting multiple financial objectives, sources of retirement income, personal savings, investing and planning for retirement, employer-sponsored plans, individual deferred compensation, planning for incapacity, disability and long-term care, retirement plan distributions, asset management and investment strategy during retirement, income taxes and the retiree and estate planning. The CRPC designation signifies coursework that focuses on the pre- and post-retirement needs of individuals. Individuals with the CRPC designation must agree to meet the requirements of The College for Financial Planning. As a senior financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, McNeal focuses on helping clients plan their financial goals for a lifetime.