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Risk management & insurance planning

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With the increased demand for financial planners and the integrated nature of clients’ financial situations, CPAs are well positioned to address these needs in an objective and ethical manner. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Tax and Personal Financial Planning, these learning resources are designed to help CPA financial planners enhance their competency and understand the knowledge and skills necessary to provide specialized and integrated financial planning engagements whether in tax, estate, retirement, investments or insurance planning.

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How to discuss long-term-care options with clients

Clients are often reluctant to discuss the vital topic of long-term care. Here’s a guide to lead you through what is often a difficult conversation.

Article Medical expense & long-term care insurance Foundational

Captive insurance for the middle market

Know the tax and other requirements for this option to manage risk.

Article Tax planning Advanced

The Replacement of a Life Insurance Contract: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

This archived webcast walks through the replacement process and illustration of the “finished product” with a case study.

Webcast Life insurance Foundational

Guiding clients through the Medicare Part B enrollment minefield

CPAs can help seniors avoid expensive penalties and coverage gaps by giving timely advice on the government health plan’s enrollment periods.

Article Government programs Intermediate

4 Ways to Help Clients Plan for Unexpected Medical Expenses

This article discusses four ways you can help your clients plan for unexpected medical expenses.

Article Medical expense & long-term care insurance Intermediate

What to Consider when Replacing a Client’s Existing Life Insurance Contract

In this podcast, Tom Tillery discusses what to consider when replacing a client’s existing life insurance contract,

Video Life insurance Foundational

Meeting the financial planning challenges of the future

In this article, top financial planners discuss strategies for retirement, health care costs, and competing with robo-advisers.

Article Practice management & professional standards Foundational

Webber v. Commissioner – Investor Control in Private Placement Life Insurance

In this podcast, Bob Keebler discusses the case of Webber vs. Commissioner.

Video Life insurance Foundational

The CPA's Guide to Financial and Estate Planning

This publication provides guidance to planners who advise clients in estate, tax, retirement, investment and risk management matters.

Report Process, taxation & strategies Intermediate

Broadridge Forefield Advisor Women's Resource Center

This page provides access to a collection of resources that address financial planning needs the women face.

Article Estate planning Foundational

Broadridge Forefield Advisor Health-Care Reform Resource Center

This page provides access to a collection of resources that address changes in health care programs and the resulting decisions.

Article Medical expense & long-term care insurance Foundational

Moving from Tax Preparer to Financial Planner

Learn about why many CPA financial planners added financial planning services to their tax practices

Article Practice management & professional standards Foundational