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Press Releases Launches Continuing Education For Certified Equity Professionals (CEPs)

Brookline, MA, February 6, 2009 - Certified Equity Professionals need to satisfy the continuing education requirements of the Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI), which administers CEP professional accreditation and standards. For these professionals, has launched a course of study on restricted stock, restricted stock units, and performance shares that provides five hours of continuing education credit for CEPs who pass the exam at the end of the course.

Approved by the CEPI, the course and 28-question exam are available from a link on the home page of CEPs who score 70% or better on the exam receive a certificate that they submit to the CEPI to obtain the five credits.

The CEP course and exam join the similar course of study and quiz for Certified Financial Planners that has offered since 2005. Both are available only with Premium or Pro Membership at

Special Offer For CEPs Who Lose Their Jobs is committed to the ongoing education of stock plan professionals, financial advisors, and plan participants alike. As part of its efforts to help during these tough economic times, offers CEPs who lose their jobs through a corporate layoff a complimentary Premium Membership, giving them full access to the site's award-winning content and tools. CEPs in this position need only contact ( or 617-734-1979) to take advantage of this offer.

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For more information, please contact Bruce Brumberg and Matt Simon at or 617-734-1979.