Surgent's The CPAs Guide to Successful Financial Planning Strategies and Concepts (Self-Study)

Code: JSDLGSFP

Date Valid for one year from purchase date
Format Self-Study (Downloadable PDF)
CPE credits CPE 2.0
Field(s)
of study
Finance - Technical (2.0)
Fees
Standard member fee $39.00
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Description

This course describes, in some detail, the financial-planning process. The material includes a working definition of financial planning and a discussion of the importance of a professional team approach to serving a client's needs. Further, the course walks through the many steps in the process of financial planning with a focus on information gathering and goal setting.

Who should take this program?

CPAs, investment advisers, insurance professionals, trust administrators, bankers, and any other financial services professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and competence and to expand their professional services in the area of financial planning

Major subjects

  • The problems and objectives of financial planning
  • Steps in the financial planning process
  • Key concepts and principles of financial planning, including the seven laws of personal finance and the ten principal steps to success in financial planning
  • When one must register with the SEC as an investment advisor

Learning objective(s)

  • Provide a working definition of financial planning
  • Discuss the importance of a professional team approach to serving a client's needs
  • Outline the many steps in the process of financial planning
  • Explain the importance of a focus on information gathering and goal setting
  • Summarize the 10 objectives that are essential to successful financial planning
  • Describe when CPAs need to register with the SEC as Investment Advisors

Notes:

Course code Code JSDLGSFP
Sponsor Surgent
NASBA ID#: 103212
Level Basic
Format Self-Study (Downloadable PDF)
Prerequisites Prereq. None
Advance
prep
None