Karin Price Mueller Honored with FPA 2010 Heart of Financial Planning Award

DENVER, CO – Karin Price Mueller was recently honored by the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) with a 2010 Heart of Financial Planning Award.

The Heart of Financial Planning Award recognizes individual professionals, financial planning firms, FPA chapters, or organizations who engage in extraordinary work, contributing and giving back to the financial planning community and public through financial planning. Recipients embody the heart of financial planning and represent FPA’s Core Values of integrity, competence, dedication to relationship building and stewardship.

As a journalist, Price Mueller is dedicated to delivering timely and accurate financial planning information to the public through various media outlets. Price Mueller co-authored financial literacy guides to educate immigrants and the underserved about how they can improve their financial situation in the U.S. She also co-authored, “How to Fix Your Credit” and writes regular columns for The Star-Ledger including: Get With the Plan, a money-makeover series; Bamboozled, a consumer affairs feature; and Ask the Biz Brain, a write-in feature that answers questions from readers on various finance topics. She also writes columns for Entrepreneur.com and SecondAct.com, and hosted Money 911, a multimedia series for MSN Money that helps participants solve money emergencies.

“The Heart of Financial Planning Awards highlight those who go above and beyond to give back to their communities and the financial planning profession,” said Marv Tuttle, Executive Director and CEO of the Financial Planning Association. “FPA is thrilled to recognize our 2010 winners who have demonstrated and epitomized the commitment and spirit of our profession’s focus on serving the public good.”

Price Mueller will be presented with the Award at FPA Denver 2010, the annual conference of the financial planning community to be held October 9-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo.

About The Financial Planning Association 
The Financial Planning Association is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S. and includes professionals from all backgrounds and business models. FPA connects thousands of consumers to competent and ethical planners who uphold the highest standards.

FPA members demonstrate and support a professional commitment to education and a client-centered financial planning process. Working in alliance with academic leaders, legislative and regulatory bodies, financial services firms and consumer interest organizations, FPA is the community that fosters the value of financial planning and advances the financial planning profession.

Based in Denver, Colo., FPA has 95 chapters throughout the country representing tens of thousands of members involved in all facets of providing financial planning services. For more information about FPA, visit www.FPAnet.org or call 800.322.4237.