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The firm launched by a former financial adviser Eric Edelman has rolled out a new online course aimed at educating financial advisors about non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, while earning them continuing education credits.

The Finance Professionals Digital Asset Council says it launched “Understanding NFTs”, a self-study course taught by a DACFP faculty member Jacki RoachChief NFT Specialist at Consulting Firm My Crypto Advisor.

In the hour-long program, which allows participants to earn CE credit, Roach explains what NFTs are, how they work, why they grab attention and how customers invest in them, as well as the potential use of NFTs. NFT “in business”. and society” – and how advisors can include the product in their clients’ portfolios, according to the announcement.

Advisors enrolled in the DACFP’s certificate program on blockchain and digital assets can take the NFT course for free, the company says.

The new course is the third of seven CE credit self-study courses that the DACFP Education Center is adding this year, according to the announcement. Other courses cover crypto taxation and generating revenue through staking, lending, and borrowing crypto.

“We are committed to continuously providing advisors with the crypto content they need, so they can serve more clients and generate more [assets under management]”, Edelman said in the announcement. “NFTs are both popular and controversial, and our new course gives financial professionals the information they need to serve and protect their clients.”

Edelman, who has been at the forefront of promoting cryptocurrencies, started DACFP to educate the financial services industry on what he says is “the first big new asset class in 150 years.” , CNBC quoted him last month.

Edelman also gave up all of his securities licenses and resigned as chairman of a financial planning firm last year. Edelman Financial Enginesof which he remains the leading individual shareholder.

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