Helman earns certification

Staff report

MIDDLETOWN — Local financial adviser Cindy Helman has been awarded professional designation as a registered financial consultant.

This action was taken by the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants, a nonprofit educational and professional organization established in 1984.

The RFC designation is presented to financial advisers who meet seven criteria: education, examination, experience, ethics, financial licensure, conduct and continuing professional education.

A registered financial consultant must maintain professional and ethical standards and certify the completion of a minimum of 40 hours of relevant, continuing education each year.

Helman has been engaged in financial services since 1995 and is locally associated with Money Concepts Financial Planning Centre. She resides in Sidney.

Staff report