MORRESTOWN, NJ – NOVEMBER 1, 2017  DAREK M. KOLEDA, SENIOR FINANCIAL PLANNER, LANE HIPPLE WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) professional designation from The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Candidates for the ChFC® designation must complete a minimum of nine courses and 18 hours of supervised examinations.  They must also fulfill stringent experience and ethics requirements.  Over 50,000 individuals have been awarded the ChFC® designation since its inception in 1982 and the credential is widely regarded as the highest standard of knowledge and trust for financial planning professionals.

The ChFC® program prepares professionals to meet the advanced financial needs of individuals, families and small-business owners.  ChFCs can identify and establish specific goals and then formulate, implement and monitor a comprehensive plan to achieve those goals. Individual s who earn a ChFC® can provide expert advice on a broad range of financial topics including financial planning, wealth accumulation and estate planning, income taxation, life and health insurance, business taxation and planning, investments and retirement planning.

Darek focuses his efforts on providing comprehensive planning services to our clients with a concentration on investment, tax, and retirement planning.  Darek brings with him several years of experience as a financial professional and has an extensive background in financial planning, taxes, and accounting. Additionally, Darek is an IRS Enrolled Agent and a graduate of the Temple University Fox School of Business where he received his BS in Accounting.

The American College is the nation ‘s largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services.  Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others for over 86 years.  The American College’s faculty represents some of the financial services industry’s foremost thought leaders.  For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu