The total cost of becoming an RSP is roughly $4,750. Each of the three educational courses provided by SPEC costs $999, and books for the courses cost about $750 (the treatise for Part 1 costs about $700, the required textbooks for Parts 2 and 3 cost a total of about $50). The admission fee to the RSP Board [...]
The entire program is online at the Settlement Planning Education Center's website: Click here to visit SPEC's website
It depends entirely on how hard you want to work and how much time you can devote to the program. In this self-paced program, the only limitation is that each course must be completed within a year of registration. Once you have completed the coursework, you must submit a comprehensive settlement plan to the RSP [...]
At this time, Settlement Planning Education Center is the only education provider approved by the RSP Board. There are three courses provided by SPEC that are required for the RSP designation: Part 1: Settlement Planning Seminar, Part 2: Law for Settlement Planners, and Part 3: Financial Planning for Settlement Planners. Additional information can be found at http://settlementeducation.com/registered-settlement-planner-courses/
You will be provided with a certificate of completion after each course that you can provide to any professional or licensing organization. Most organizations will count the course for as many as 40 hours of continuing education credit. The RSP Board does not apply for the credits for you.
Settlement Planning Education Center's curriculum covers each of the topics required by the RSP board to meet the education requirement of the RSP designation. More information about the curriculum can be found at SPEC's website.
You can register for the courses at Settlement Education Planning Center's website. You will simply create an account, add a course to your cart, and checkout through the PayPal payment system. You will have immediate access to the course after purchase.
The RSP designation shows that you meet the highest standards of professionalism in settlement planning. The knowledge and skills gained will set you apart from those who merely claim to be settlement planners. One of the goals of the RSP Board is to promote the designation so that plaintiff attorneys will insist on using only [...]
Application & Fee - Application filed with the RSP Board when Applicant believes the requirements have been met. Education - Applicant must pass the courses offered through Settlement Planning Education Center. Experience - Three years of qualifying experience in the settlement planning field. Ethics - The RSP Board will perform a background check on each [...]
Once you have successfully completed the education requirement, submitted a comprehensive plan that meets the Board’s standards, and have worked in settlement planning for at least three years, you may apply to the RSP Board for admission to the Registry. You may not use the designation until you are notified that your application has been [...]