Joseph L. Gugino attains CFP designation

Joseph Gugino, CFP, at New England Financial in Fredonia has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) to use the certification marks CFP (Certified Financial Planner) in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements.

Gugino met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements, completed financial planning coursework, and passed the CFP Certification Examination. CFP certificants must also agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and to uphold the CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Respons-ibility and Financial Plan-ning Practice Standards.

Gugino is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia. He is a member of Fredonia Rotary Club, St. Vincent de Paul and Knights of Columbus. He has worked in the financial services industry for four years. Gugino teamed up with Dan Ryel, CLU, ChFC in 2009. He and Ryel have over 35 years of combined experience in the financial services industry.

New England Financial is a registered mark of New England Life Insurance Company, a Boston-based affiliate of MetLife, Inc., that provides financial products and services to affluent and business owner markets through a network of 45 offices and almost 2,200 financial representatives.

For more than 170 years, New England Financial has been recognized as a premier life insurance and financial services organization. For more information, please visit the company’s website at