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PFS credential preparation

Fundamentals of Insurance Planning, 6th edition Logo aicpa

  Kevin M. Lynch and Glenn E. Stevick, Jr. |   Free |   American College |   Dec 2015 |   AICPA Store

Knowledge of risk management is essential as you plan with your clients. Insurance is one of the most common means of addressing risk and can be one of the most confusing. This publication covers the basic concepts of insurance planning.

Learn about these areas to improve your client discussions:

  • Nature of risk and alternative planning strategies to address it with your clients.
  • Background knowledge you need to understand the insurance industry, regulations and your clients’ policies.
  • Government programs such as Social Security and Medicare.
  • Everything you need to know about life insurance and its uses in financial planning.
  • The role and features of annuities.
  • The other risk areas of your clients’ life including: health, disability, long-term care, and property & casualty insurance.

This publication is one of a series of personal financial planning learning opportunities available from the AICPA. This series is designed to provide a solid educational foundation in personal financial planning. The other products in the series are:

  • Financial Planning: Process and Environment
  • Fundamentals of Estate Planning
  • Fundamentals of Income Taxation
  • Fundamentals of Investments for Financial Planning, 8th Edition
  • Planning for Retirement Needs

In addition to this series, there are a number of Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential exam preparation options available to help you pass the exam and obtain your CPA/PFS credential.

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Topics covered:
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Risk management & insurance planning: Life insurance, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Risk management & insurance planning: Annuities, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Risk management & insurance planning: Disability insurance, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Risk management & insurance planning: Property, casualty & liability insurance, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Risk management & insurance planning: Medical expense & long-term care insurance, Intermediate
  • Personal financial planning: PFS credential preparation

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