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Personal financial planning

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With the increased demand for financial planners and the integrated nature of clients’ financial situations, CPAs are well positioned to address these needs in an objective and ethical manner. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Tax and Personal Financial Planning, these learning resources are designed to help CPA financial planners enhance their competency and understand the knowledge and skills necessary to provide specialized and integrated financial planning engagements whether in tax, estate, retirement, investments or insurance planning.

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Governmental and Employer Retirement Plans

In this four-part, 4-hour narrated PowerPoint video, moderator Tom Tillery will examine Governmental Plans, Qualified Retirement Plans, and Other Employer Retirement...

Course – Online Retirement plans & savings vehicles Intermediate

Analyzing Client Retirement Data

In this four-part, 4-hour narrated PowerPoint presentation, Tom Tillery will examine Key assumptions and risks, Modeling techniques, Taxation and income tax planning,...

Course – Online Process, taxation & strategies Intermediate

Creating, Implementing and Monitoring The Retirement Plan

In this four-part narrated PowerPoint presentation, Tom Tillery will discuss contributions to, and distributions from, various types of retirement plans, enabling you...

Course – Online Retirement plans & savings vehicles Intermediate

Elder and Special Needs Planning

In this four-part, 4-hour narrated PowerPoint presentation, Tom Tillery will examine Professional Environment and Non-Financial Factors, Financial Decisions, Taxation...

Course – Online Elder & special needs planning Intermediate

Retirement Planning Certificate Program

Designed for practitioners who want a thorough understanding of retirement planning, the AICPA's Retirement Planning Certificate program is a series of courses...

Course – Online Retirement planning Intermediate

Social Security and Medicare: Maximizing Retirement Benefits

Features real-world situations around Social Security and Medicare to help you better advise your clients on their personal financial plans.

Course – Textbook Government programs Intermediate

Professional Ethics for Members in Business

An overview of the ethics standards that apply under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to CPAs in business and industry.

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Professional Ethics: 2019 Update and Refresher

A refresher on ethics rules issued by the AICPA, PCAOB, and GAO.

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

PFP Practical Applications Certificate Program

An informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge of personal financial planning. Learn to navigate the regulatory environment,...

Course – Online Practice management & professional standards Intermediate

PFP in Practice: Putting it all Together, Part 1 and 2

A two-part course presenting four case studies that cover typical scenarios the personal financial planner may encounter.

Course – Online Practice management & professional standards Intermediate

Cash Management Strategies

Gain a fundamental understanding of the time value of money concepts, as well as the competent use of a financial calculator or time value of money software, to help...

Course – Online Estate planning Intermediate

Personal Financial Planning Process

Covers elements of the overall planning process, including gathering data, establishment of financial objectives and identification of constraints.

Course – Online Process, taxation & strategies Intermediate