Mobile, AL  – August, 2017 – Leon Grove, CEO, Grove Financial Group, Inc., has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) professional designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Candidates for the CHFC® designation must complete a minimum of nine course and 18 hours of supervised examinations. They must also fulfill stringent experience and ethics requirement. 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. Individuals who earn a ChFC® can provide expert advice on the 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.

Grove Financial Group strives, first and foremost, to provide financial services in an ethical, competent, and in a compassionate manner. We do this through honesty, integrity, and openness; serving communities in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

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