Category Archives: College Savings

February 12, 2015

Local Financial Advisor Earns Certified College Planning Specialist Certification


David A. Herman, Vice President of Investments at Scarborough Capital Management, has recently attained the Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS™) certification from the National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP).

“Financial planners and investment advisers that have made the investment in time, education, and training to become genuine experts in college planning deserve special recognition,” says Rick Darvis, CPA, one of the nation’s preeminent experts on planning for college. “The CCPS certification helps to distinguish those professionals that have made that commitment.”

The National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP) is the governing body for all Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS™) professionals. They are the only recognized college financial planning certification organization in the financial industry and serve the public interest by promoting the value of professional, competent and ethical college financial planning services, as recognized by those who have attained CCPS™ designation.

The national membership organization was founded in 2002 and consists of Certified Public Accountants, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ professionals, Registered Investment Advisors, Wealth & Retirement Planners, Financial Advisors, and other registered financial professionals. Our members are registered and qualified to share prudent tax, financial, cash flow, and lending advice that can help families lower the cost of college and pay their tuition bill.  All members must adhere to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical standards, and continuous professional education in the college financial planning field.

Mr. Herman can be contacted directly at 800-200-3870 or email him at