Accredited Retirement Advisor

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Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA)
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The Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA) credential recognizes professionals who have a thorough knowledge of topics relevant to retirement planning and special issues of senior citizens including tax planning and tax preparation for decedents, estates, and trusts; and applying your knowledge and skills in real-life situations when serving aging clients.

In order to become an ARA, you must pass the 100 question ARA examination which is offered twice a year at testing centers around the country.