Upcoming Live Webinars

Many of our live webinars are free to members. Most live webinars are recorded, archived and available for viewing in your classroom 3 months after the live event. Click on the title below to register for a course. Important Note: Continuing education credit for LIVE programs will be automatically submitted and reported to CFP Board on your behalf based on full attendance. It typically takes 2 weeks for the course to be added to your CFP Board account.


Upcoming Events
Collapse SEC Regulation Best Interest: What It Means for Financial Planners


 

PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION
 

THIS COURSE IS FOR FPA MEMBERS ONLY
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If you didn't have time to read the 770-page rule and explanations for the new SEC Regulation Best Interest rule, FPA has got you covered. The law firm of Carr Butterfield, LLC, will break down the intricacies of Regulation Best Interest and what it means for financial planners. This program is the first in a series of SEC programs that FPA will present to its members.

Overview: General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP® professionals or unfamiliar with subject.

Formats Available: Live Event + Archive
Original Course Date: September 19, 2019

Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Charitable Giving: A Valuable Piece of the Financial Planning Picture


    PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION
     

    Financial planners can benefit from speaking about philanthropy with their clients. Positioning philanthropic vehicles for planners’ client base, helps clients realize their financial and philanthropic goals. In this presentation, you will learn how to position philanthropy within your client base while distinguishing characteristics of philanthropic vehicles and engaging the next generation and family values. In addition to determining how to formulate financial and tax strategies, planners will also learn how thinking about philanthropy strategically can help grow and maintain their business.


    Overview: General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP® professionals or unfamiliar with subject.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Live Event + Archive
    Original Course Date: September 24, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Deconstructing the SEC

     

    PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION
     

    Join the contributors of September's Journal of Financial Planning, Kevin L. Walsh and David N. Levine with Groom Law Group, as they continue to discuss the SEC's new rule package and main components of Reg BI. During this online, interactive roundtable, Walsh and Levine will explain how to meet the best interest standard through the component obligations, how the package impacts financial planners and their clients, and more. This program includes an audience Q&A led by Raymond Benton, CFP®, CRPC, EA, Journal in the Round moderator and FPA member.

    Overview: General review of subject from a broad perspective/ dive into basic knowledge on a skill or topic. For newer CFP® professionals or unfamiliar with subject.

    Formats Available: Live Event + Archive
    Original Course Date: September 25, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Turning Insight Into Action: What Financial Planning Firms Can Learn from the 2019 FA People and Pay Study

    Join the TD Ameritrade Institutional benchmarking team for an in-depth look at the 2019 FA Insight People and Pay study, as they share the trends, insights, and best practices employed by the industry's top performing standout firms. The goal of the study is to understand how firms are “best leveraging and optimizing their greatest asset – people,” and this year’s results reflect the changing composition of advisory firms by looking deeper into diversity trends, productivity, employee engagement, and developing owners. In addition to seeing how their  firm “stacks up,” financial planners will learn more about tracking KPIs, organization design and staffing, cultivating great talent, and other findings they can apply to their own business.

    Formats Available: Live Event + Archive
    Original Course Date: October 01, 2019
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    Collapse Recruiting Is Your Most Important Investment and Growth Strategy

    Historic revenue data from across the country shows that recruiting and retaining the next generation of professionals may be the most valuable business investment a growth-minded financial planning firm can make. Yet many firms are not sure where to begin. With a focus on providing immediate steps to implement impactful recruiting/onboarding strategies to fuel long-term growth and sustainability,  FP Transitions' Christine Sjolin will share insights about growth rates and client demographics, as well as information from colleges and recruiters on how to stand out and attract incoming talent.

    Formats Available: Live Event + Archive
    Original Course Date: October 02, 2019
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    Collapse Streamlining Compliance of SEC

    PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION
     

    THIS COURSE IS FREE TO FPA MEMBERS 
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    In this on-going live webinar series created especially for FPA members who are CFP® professionals, our panel of experts will help participants understand some similarities and differences between RegBi and the SEC changes to RIA standards, and the CFP Code and Standards with the goal of identifying the work needed to comply and the steps necessary to streamline both processes into one. The panel will first focus on an overview of both standards, diving into a side-by-side comparison of similarities and differences and then provide action-oriented guidelines for compliance. An interactive session, moderator Paul Brahim will lead the discussion and field audience questions throughout.
     

    Level of Complexity: Intermediate

    Formats Available: Live Event + Archive
    Original Course Date: November 12, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Ethics CE: CFP Board

    PLEASE NOTE THAT CE CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION


    This program fulfills the requirement for CFP Board approved Ethics CE. It has been designed to educate CFP® professionals on CFP Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct effective October 1, 2019.


    Level of Complexity: Intermediate

    Formats Available: Event
    Original Course Date: November 13, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 2.00 hours CFP CE

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