Description: SESSION CANCELLED Consumers want one-stop shopping regarding their accounting, tax, and financial planning needs from someone they trust--their CPAs! In this regard, 75 million baby boomers are in the process of retiring over the next 25 years. Most of them are not ready financially. Social Security may not be an option for young Americans by the time they retire. Thus, working individuals and couples continue to worry about funding of accumulation, financial independence, and retirement goals, including income, wealth accumulation and growth, risk management, tax considerations, and estate planning in an uncertain world. All of which lead to stress and lack of peace of mind! CPAs/CFPs obviously are in the best position to lead! However, many more planners are needed. Thus, it is going to take a major grass roots movement among accounting educators to get the job done, and time is running out! We urgently need to train comprehensive CPA/CFP advisers that are well-grounded accounting and tax historians who also are well gualified to assist clients in planning and monitoring their financial futures! Learn how easy it is to add the AFS/CFP Board Model Financial Planning Curriculum to your accounting curriculum. It’s turn-key!
Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
Program Level: Basic
Intended Audience: The course is primarily designed for accounting and business educators who are considering and/or who currently offer academic courses and/or programs in comprehensive financial planning.
Format/Structure: Lecture, group discussions, and problem-solving (opportunities to excel)
Learning Objective: Course Objectives: The primary purpose of the course is to identify and review the critical stages of the comprehensive personal financial planning process including development, implementation, and ongoing monitoring. Additionally, the course is designed to develop and enhance participants' knowledge about the Academy of Financial Services (AFS) and Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) Model Financial Planning Curriculum.
Special Features: The course provides individual participants an opportunity to learn how to develop, implement, and monitor comprehensive personal financial planning programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and certificate levels.
Major Subjects: Personal Financial Planning Fundamentals · Insurance Planning · Investment Planning · Income Tax Planning · Retirement Planning · Estate Planning · Case Studies in Financial Planning, Including Publication Opportunities
Advanced Preparation Required: None