Blue Spark Capital is a proud member of these societies and adheres to their standards of excellence and integrity in financial planning and wealth management.
Certified Financial Planner ™
Maura Griffin is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is a professional regulatory organization that promotes ethics, integrity and professional standards in personal financial planning. This gives the public an opportunity to have access to — and benefit from — competent, ethical financial planning. Individuals who meet rigorous certification requirements are certified by CFP Board to use its certification trademark. Learn more at www.cfp.org.
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of fee-only financial advisors — highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve. It has developed high standards in the field and each advisor must be first accepted into the association, and then sign and renew a Fiduciary Oath yearly and subscribe to the Code of Ethics.
Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA)
Maura Griffin and Matthew Carey both are Certified Divorce Financial Analysts, CDFAs®. The CDFA® designation is sponsored by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, a national organization dedicated to the certification, education, and promotion of the use of financial professionals in the divorce arena. arena. The role of the CDFA® is to assist clients going through a divorce in understanding how decisions made today will impact their future.
Financial Planning Association (FPA®)
FPA® Commitment to Professionalism
Maura Griffin is member of the Financial Planning Association™ (FPA), a membership organization for the financial planning community. FPA is the largest association of professionals dedicated to championing the financial planning process. FPA members are committed to supporting the financial planning process and to helping people make smarter decisions to achieve their goals and dreams. FPA believes that everyone needs professional, objective advice to make smart financial decisions. Learn more at www.fpanet.org.
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA)
We are pleased to offer our clients access to the Dimensional fund family of mutual funds. DFA mutual funds are based on decades of market research by leading economists and Nobel-Prize-winning academics. Access to DFA funds is limited to clients of select fee-only advisors who share DFA’s views about capital markets and the importance of investor education and a focus on the long-term. Learn more about Dimensional Fund Advisors here.