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Collapse *Medicare For Financial Planners - Full Course

Medicare for Financial Planners is a 10-module program designed for planners wanting in-depth knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding Medicare to help clients navigate the Medicare maze. While planners can choose to complete the entire program, there is no specific sequence and each course module can be taken individually on its own. Click here view individual courses. Please note that you must complete the entire course, all ten modules and exams to receive CFP CE Credit. 

 

 

Formats Available: Streaming
Original Course Date: March 16, 2018

Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 15.00 hours CFP CE

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    Collapse 4 Easy Ways 529

     

    Join  this session for an in-depth look at how 529 college savings plans can help meet the different needs of clients of every generation. Learn about specific strategies to engage grandparents, Gen-Xers, Millennials, and employers that will deepen relationships and spur successful relationships across channels.

     

    Level of Complexity: Intermediate

     

    Formats Available: Streaming, Event
    Original Course Date: May 18, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Drive Extreme Client Loyalty by Expressing Gratitude through WOW

    Join Dr. John Evans, executive director of Janus Henderson Investors professional development team, to learn how to drive extreme client loyalty through a strategic approach to gratitude. Research conducted by Janus Henderson Investors with more than 300 financial advisers showed an average of $30 million more in funds than advisers using an ad hoc approach. Organic growth is not easy, but the Janus Henderson experts have built a program designed to help advisers develop, execute and maximize road plans to meet growth targets. 

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 11, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    ADD COURSEADD COURSE Drive Extreme Client Loyalty by Expressing Gratitude through WOW
    Collapse Elder Fraud & Financial Health - On Demand
    Note: Does Not Satisfy CFP Boad Ethics Requirement

    Join Elizabeth Loewy, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Industry Relations for EverSafe, for a special webinar in which she will focus on ways financial advisers can help prevent fraud and abuse by using common tools such as guardianship, powers of attorney and technology. She will explain how to create a family fortress for clients and their families by utilizing sophisticated technology. Elizabeth will also address the FINRA and NASAA proposals related to senior investors.

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming, Event
    Original Course Date: April 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE Elder Fraud & Financial Health - On Demand
    Collapse Extending the Advisor

    The need for retirees to implement informed portfolio spending strategies is more critical and complex than ever. Join Hank Lobel, CFA, CFP, an investment analyst with Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group, for this webinar as he takes an in-depth look at Vanguard's three-pronged retirement spending strategy that can be customized to meet your clients unique goals.

     

    Level of Complexity: Intermediate

    Additional resource: https://advisors.vanguard.com/VGApp/iip/site/advisor/researchcommentary?page=AdvisorAlpha
     

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: June 05, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Portfolio construction is a key area where planners can add value according to Vanguard's Advisor Alpha's research. Join Kimberly Stockton, investment analyst at Vanguard, to examine the five major portfolio construction decisions - asset allocation, sub-asset allocation, active or passive, asset location, and manager selection.

     

    Level of Complexity: Intermediate

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: March 01, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: All in the Family : Generational Wealth Transfer - On Demand

    Intergenerational wealth transfer represents one of the largest attrition risks to advisers' book of business. But there are steps they can take to build better relationships with an entire family by meeting the family's specific needs and serving the family better. In turn, this will help extend advisers practice to the next generation.

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE FPA Annual Conference 2018: All in the Family : Generational Wealth Transfer - On Demand
    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Annuities - The Good, The Bad, The Brutal Truth - On Demand

    The annuity industry has earned its bad reputation. If you say you "hate all annuities," it's like say you "hate all restaurants." It's dumb and uninformed. Annuities are contracts, so they should only be owned for their contractual guarantees. Stan The Annuity Man will strip away all of annuity sales pitch nonsense, and fully explain how these contractually guaranteed transfer-of-risk strategies can enhance your practice. This is the best presentation you will ever hear on annuities. Be prepared for a brutally factual, in-your-face, educational experience.

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Behavioral Finance Panel - On Demand

    The compelling research on the powerful relationship between client behavior and financial decision-making continues to grow, leaving the onus on financial planners to not only keep up with the growing body of knowledge, but also the responsibility of using it to help clients achieve financial health and success.  Join this panel of researchers and experts in this area to unpack and understand the most recent trends and relevant applications of behavioral economics.
     

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Building a Niche: Serving Women in Transition - On Demand

    According to a recent study by UBS, 59 percent of widows and divorcees wish they had been more involved in long-term financial decisions. Women in transition need a particular approach in financial planning to help them ensure financial security at this time of uncertainty. For many of these women, it may be the first time they have handled the finances on their own. 

    Francis Financial released a white paper on women, money and divorce. This presentation will share a brief overview of the study’s findings on the financial, legal and emotional challenges women face in divorce when getting a divorce. The primary focus of the presentation will discuss the best practices of supporting female clients during this transition, as well as how to effectively work with this niche.

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Financial Exploitation of The Elderly - On Demand

    Participants will learn of the new federal and state regulatory schemes, which require financial planners to serve as the frontline defense against financial exploitation of the elderly and other protected persons. After a review of the new regulations, a comprehensive plan will be suggested to achieve regulatory compliance and allow for the best chance of a successful incompetency planning and transition of assets to the next generation. Estate planning and client retention issues, along with practical guidance on dealing with these delicate issues on an ongoing basis, will be addressed.
     

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Investments: Why Did You do That? - On Demand

    You may hire managers, buy individual securities or ETF's and build portfolios for your clients. Are your clients clear on your investment philosophy, your processes and how you execute? Are you clear on these things? Do you track and measure your decisions to learn and improve? Come discuss investing on a level that makes sense, but is rarely done. Let's vet how you and your peers invest.

    To enable our vetting, please download the app "Turning Point" on your smartphone. It's free, and we will use it for the live voting during our interactive session.

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE FPA Annual Conference 2018: Investments: Why Did You do That? - On Demand
    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Managing Health Care and Health Insurance Costs - On Demand

    The health care system is a mess. Insurance is expensive, health care costs are out of control, and the care you receive is fragmented and unsafe. Learn effective ways to purchase health insurance, use insurance to your advantage, and utilize the health care system in a safe and cost effective way. You can use what you learn to educate your clients and help them control health care costs.
     

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: Tax Reform - The Final Edition - On Demand

    It’s critically important that Financial Professionals get quickly up to speed on how their best clients will be impacted by tax reform. The session will specifically cover: 
    - The Complete Overhaul of Itemized Deductions 
    - The New Rate Structure for Individuals 
    - The New Child & Family Tax Credits 
    - Re-thinking DrawnDown Strategies 
    - Re-thinking Charitable Strategies 
    - Roth Conversions Going Forward 
    - Advanced Income Tax Planning Using Trusts 
    - The Massive Change to the Taxation of Pass Thru Income

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 02, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse FPA Annual Conference 2018: The Future of Blockchain

    At the core of any conversation about the future of finance is the mostly unknown and highly disruptive world of blockchain technology. Learn about Blockchain and Cryptocurrency; what they are and how they operate. Join this panel of experts as they look closely at the ins and outs of blockchain technology and the impact this emerging technology will have specifically on the financial planning profession, and the financial industry.

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

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: October 03, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse How to Serve Clients in the Military - On Demand

    Learn more about how to serve the military community. Get unique insights about this community that will help you better serve those who have served. During this webinar, you will understand the challenges, opportunities and financial planning considerations when working with the military community.

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: December 04, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Inside Client Behavior: Use Behavioral Economics to Find Loss Aversion Before It Finds You - On Demand


     

    Learn how behavioral economics can predict client behavior in volatile markets. Professor Shachar Kariv has spent 15 years focusing on the science of understanding individuals through their decisions, not their words. In the first of part this webinar series on behavioral economics, Kariv will share insights from his research and the tools that are available to help you precisely understand client preferences. He’ll show you how you can tease apart client risk tolerance and loss aversion, so that you can predict in advance which of your clients are most likely to make rash decisions when markets turn down.


    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: August 02, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE Inside Client Behavior: Use Behavioral Economics to Find Loss Aversion Before It Finds You - On Demand
    Collapse Journal in the Round: Cryptocurrency and the New Planning Frontier

    In this month's Journal in the Round, join our panel of planners and thinkers, featured in the June issue of the JFP, as they think through the future world of blockchain technology, and more urgently, the basics of how to help clients understand its place in the financial landscape. The discussion will include a lively audience Q and A, moderated by an FPA volunteer, and will cover top things planners should know when talking to clients, and the potential impact of cryptocurrencies on tax and estate planning. 

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: June 27, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse Journal in the Round: Journey Through Clients

    The emotional and physical stress that overwhelms clients faced with family-crisis situations often hinders clients’ abilities to make effective decisions and act on decisions. Join our panel of experts as they will discuss how financial planners can help clients navigate the demands of long term services and supports (LTSS), and explain the distinction between communicating with clients and coaching clients. This panel discussion incorporates September's client trust and communication theme of the Journal of Financial Planning. It will include an audience Q and A, and be moderated by an FPA volunteer.

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: September 26, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse New Retirement Planning Strategies after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 - On Demand

     

    Join William Meyer, CEO at Income Solver, and William Reichenstein, Head of Research and Endowed Professor at Baylor University to learn how the recent tax cut will impact retirement planning, creating new opportunities and risks. You will also learn tax efficient withdrawal strategies and how to apply them to Social Security and Medicare.

     

    Level of Complexity: Advanced

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: March 21, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE New Retirement Planning Strategies after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 - On Demand
    Collapse Putting  Value on Your Value: Quantifying  Benefits of Portfolio Construction, Wealth Management, and Behavioral Coaching Services - On Demand

     

    Using Vanguard's Advisor's Alpha research, this presentation focuses on helping financial planners quantify the ways to add value for clients through relationship-oriented services that can go beyond market out performance. While this has proven elusive for most investors, the study demonstrates how relationship-oriented value can add about three percent in net returns, depending on a client's circumstances, while also improving client retention. 

     

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming, Event
    Original Course Date: April 05, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE Putting  Value on Your Value: Quantifying  Benefits of Portfolio Construction, Wealth Management, and Behavioral Coaching Services - On Demand
    Collapse The Art of Multigenerational Relationships: How to Connect to the Next Generation

     

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

    Learn about the importance of taking a full family approach to financial planning by creating multi-generational relationships within a client’s family. This webinar will educate you about the importance of financial advisers to take a full-family approach, creating multigenerational relationships within each client’s family. We’ll discuss industry research, statistics and trends, while sharing actionable steps to help you start building deeper, and more meaningful relationships with your clients and their families.
     

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


    Please note that if you register for this partner-sponsored webinar, you are opting to receive communication from this webinar's partner. For more information about FPA's privacy policy, click here.

    Formats Available: Streaming, Webinar + Archive
    Original Course Date: July 18, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

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    Collapse The Growing Demand for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing Strategies - On Demand


    Did you know, 1 out of every 5 dollars under professional management in the US is invested in a socially screened portfolio? Attend this session and learn why you should incorporate Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) investing and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment strategies into your practice. It's not a matter of if you will be asked about this type of investing but when.

     

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: September 27, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE The Growing Demand for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing Strategies - On Demand
    Collapse You Are the Value: Rethinking and Articulating the Value Proposition Beyond Returns - On Demand

     

    Join Paul Bosse, CFA, principal in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, to learn how you can add value or alpha using the Vanguard's Advisor's Alpha concept. Learn how to apply relationship-oriented services such as cogent wealth management via financial planning, behavioral coaching, and guidance as a primary objective of your value proposition.
     

    Level of Complexity: Overview

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: November 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • FPA: 1 hour CFP CE

  • ADD COURSEADD COURSE You Are the Value: Rethinking and Articulating the Value Proposition Beyond Returns - On Demand