Membership FAQ

Questions about your membership?

AAAFA is the premier organization for African American financial advisors seeking to establish a meaningful network with peers, sponsors and allied professionals.

What membership do I qualify for?

If you are consumer-facing financial advisor with a Series 65, Series 66 or a CFP® you qualify for the Professional Membership. If you are a CFP® that is not consumer-facing, you can elect the Affiliate Membership. However, affiliate membership does not include the consumer-facing Advisor Finder.

NOTE: All membership categories run 12 months starting with the month that you join.

What is my Username to log-in to the Members Only Area of the website?

Your username is the e-mail address under which your AAAFA membership is registered WITHOUT your domain name (for example: The username for is janedoe).

I forgot my password, How do I retrieve it?

Click the link next to “Forgot your password?” located under the “Member Login” section on the right side of the homepage.

Enter the e-mail address that you used to become a AAAFA member.

Check your e-mail address. A temporary password will be emailed to you. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, e-mail

How do I renew my membership?

You will receive membership renewal e-mail reminder notices 30,15, and 5 days before expiration.

Please login to your member account.

Select “Membership Renewal” under Account Details. You will then be asked to provide payment information. You may pay via Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

How do I notify AAAFA of my new address, company information, etc?

Click on the My Account tab. Click My Profile, update all necessary information and click “Save Changes”. Please note that the desired changes will not be updated if you do not select “Save Changes.”