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Dr. Albert M. Teplin, PhD, CFP® is Senior Financial Planner with Connemara Group. A 2012 graduate of Georgetown University’s Center for Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in Financial Planning Program, Al is a retired PhD economist with The Federal Reserve System. Dr. Teplin’s career as an economist and consultant spanned more than thirty years. From 1989 to 2001, he was the chief of the Flow of Funds Section at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC and served as senior economist before leaving in 2002. He then consulted for the European Central Bank, Bank of Japan, the Federal Reserve, and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Dr. Teplin has also served as a corporate director for two publicly traded companies. He was a director of Viad Corporation from 2009-2015; Viad Corp is an S&P Small Cap 600 company that provides services to the trade show industry and exhibitors and offers travel and recreation services in the United States and Canada. Dr. Teplin was Audit Committee chair for six years and later chair of the Corporate Governance Committee. He was also a director of MoneyGram International, an S&P Midcap 400 company, from 2006 to 2011, where he served as chairman of the audit committee from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Teplin holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has a doctorate in economics from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and resides in Rockville, Maryland.
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Albert Teplin is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Connemara Group, LLC is an award-winning Rockville, Maryland and Washington, DC based professional fee-only planning and investment consulting firm providing services for a flat fee with no Assets Under Management (AUM) requirement. The firm is consistently named a top peer-ranked fee-only planning firm by Washingtonian magazine and others. President and Founder, Thomas B. Conway, is himself a top fee-only planning professional with more than twenty years of experience and multiple credentials. The team consists of top planners with significant professional backgrounds in law, accounting, economics and other fields.
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- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- College Education Planning
- Tax Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Growing Families
- Business Owners and Executives
- Sudden Money Situations
- Novice Investors
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Albert Teplin is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Albert Teplin is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Albert Teplin is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)
FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.
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1700 Rockville Pike
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
NW - 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20004
2111 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201