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  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/15/2022 at 1:00 PM (MST)

    ​The December 2022 Investmetn Planning Knowledge Circle will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 3 pm ET.

    The December 2022 Investment Planning Knowledge Circle will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 3 pm ET.  Guest speaker Barbara Micheletti will be presenting, "The Wolf that Ate Grandma:  Investment Planning and Older Adults."

    Learning Objectives include:

    • Aging US Population
    • Large Multigenerational Wealth Transfer
    • How to Distinguish Your Advice from Fraudulent Telemarketing
    • How Aging & Older Consumer Behaviors create a greater likelihood of being Victimized
    • Client Prevention Strategies 

    Barbara Micheletti, GS, Gerontologist

    CEO

    Interrupting Aging

    Barbara is on a mission to change the way financial professionals engage with their aging clientele. She is a gerontologist, founder of Interrupting Aging, and creative designer of the unique, online Aging and Money Program which teaches financial "money experts" how to become aging experts so they can better help their older clients financially and emotionally plan in advance for inevitable age-related money issues. 

  • Product not yet rated Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Self-study exam based on the Journal of Financial Planning, December 2022 Issue

    Self-study exam based on a thorough understanding of articles that include the topics of: Client and planner attitudes, values, biases; General principles of effective communication; and Analysis and evaluation of risk exposures.

    After reading and understanding the two articles required for this exam, the planner will:
    1. Understand the role that communication and opportunistic behavior have in establishing client trust and commitment.
    2. Identify areas where a planner can improve trust with clients and retain them for longer.
    3. Understand what is included in a contingency fund and how that is more than just an emergency fund.
    4. Be able to model a matrix for clients to help identify different ways to address various risk categories.
  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s)

    ​With 2022 rapidly winding down, how will you launch 2023?

    With 2022 rapidly winding down, how will you launch 2023? How will you manage your most valuable currency, Time?

    “Time is your most valuable currency. Time management skills are required to improve work/life balance and fight burnout. But time management is only the beginning. What people really want is more time to spend with their families. They want to reconnect with their priorities and purpose in life. They want to focus on meaningful work. People want their life to matter.”

    Managing your time is about more than just getting things done. It’s about living a better life. In this webinar, financial industry veteran Allyson Lewis shares three groundbreaking principles to help you reignite your productivity, passion, and purpose in 2023.

    Allyson Lewis

    CEO & Director of Learning and Innovation

    Seven Minute Life, Inc.

    Allyson Lewis is the founder and CEO of the 7 Minute Life, a time management company. She is a globally recognized author and speaker. Her books have sold more than 130,000 copies and have been translated into Chinese, Turkish, Korean, and Spanish. Her YouTube channel has had more than 2.1 million minutes watched. Allyson worked in the financial services industry for 30 years including 24 years with Morgan Stanley. Her clients include Kellogg’s, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, IMCA, and the FBI. She has been a guest on CNN and Bloomberg Information TV. Her work has been seen in Investor’s Business Daily, Advisor Today, Morningstar, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Success Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, and Fast Company

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    As Portfolio Manager for ICON Advisers, Craig Callahan will share his thoughts on the events and economic trends that are shaping the market and impacting investors in 2022.

    As Portfolio Manager for ICON Advisers, Craig Callahan will share his thoughts on the events and economic trends that are shaping the market and impacting investors in 2022.

    Additional Topics of Interest:

    • Finding Value in a Rising Rate Environment
    • Investor Sentiment as Market Indicator
    • Identifying a Market Bottom

    Craig Callahan, DBA

    Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager

    ICON Advisers, Inc.

    CRAIG CALLAHAN is CEO and Founder of ICON Advisers, Inc. He is also the Portfolio Manager of the ICON Equity, Consumer Select, Health and Information Technology, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, and Utilities and Income Funds. 

    Prior to founding ICON, he was a finance professor at the University of Denver. Dr. Callahan received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Ohio State University and a doctoral degree in business administration with emphasis in finance and statistics from Kent State University. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 66 registrations.

    Dr. Callahan has been a television guest on numerous financial networks and has been featured in a number of business and investment publications. He frequently addresses broker/dealer, and investor conferences.

    He is also author of a book, “Unloved Bull Markets: Getting Rich the Easy Way by Riding Bull Markets,” published by Wiley.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    Margaret will be talking about the important subjects US citizens/taxpayers need to consider before or when they are in Europe.

    Margaret will be talking about the important subjects US citizens/taxpayers need to consider before or when they are in Europe.

    Margaret Conklin, CPA

    Director

    JM Tax Advisors LTD

    Margaret is a CPA currently living in Cascais, Portugal where she serves the US Expat community. With over 30 years’ experience helping US citizens meet their US income tax and information reporting requirements Margaret has the knowledge to help financial planners and their clients during a European transitions.  She possesses a Bachelor’s in Accounting  from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s in Tax  from the University of Southern California.  Before moving to Portugal Margaret serviced the US Expat community in Switzerland.

  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s)

    ​As CFP’s we have a great opportunity to help our clients out in the 4th Quarter for year-end Planning.

    As CFP’s we have a great opportunity to help our clients out in the 4th Quarter for year-end Planning.  It may also be a great way to work with your client’s CPAs and possibly meet with them – great for networking as well.  Knowledge Circle host Scott Bishop, MBA, CPA/PFS, CFP will be walking you through some year-end financial planning ideas and his updated year-end tax planning checklist.  In addition, he will walk through some of the changes related to the SECURE Act that may cause several with newly inherited IRAs to take RMDs.  What does that mean for those with Inherited IRAs since 2020?  Tune in to find out.

    Scott Bishop

    Executive Director of Wealth Solutions

    Avidian Wealth Solutions

    Scott Bishop has been working in the financial services industry since 1995. In 2014, Scott joined Avidian Wealth Solutions (Avidian was formerly STA Wealth Management), as the Director of Financial Planning. Prior to joining Avidian, Scott was a founding partner at Sound Financial Solutions, L.P. and worked with Research Financial Strategies. Throughout his career, Scott has focused on working with his clients to customize the financial planning process to identify specific estate, business succession, investment and retirement strategies for individual clients and their businesses. In providing these services, our STA team utilizes a very comprehensive and customized approach that helps to assure that our client's planning and investment opportunities are identified and correctly addressed now and into the future. 

    Scott graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Prior to his co-founding of Sound Financial Solutions, L.P., Scott worked as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Co. L.L.P; as a senior accountant for Energy Development Corporation and PetroCorp Incorporated; as a registered principal for Government Securities Corporation and Coastal Securities L.L.P; and as a financial advisor for Sagemark Consulting (the successor firm to CIGNA Financial Advisors). 

    Currently, Scott is a  CERTIFIED  FINANCIAL  PLANNERTM  practitioner  (CFP®)  and  a  Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Over the years, Scott has conducted Continuing Education courses  for Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Scott has both authored and has been interviewed for numerous articles in financial related publications and websites such as the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, CNBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Time, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, USA Today, Money Magazine, Investopedia.com, Investment News, Kiplinger, WealthManagement.com, The AICPA Tax Section, BankRate.com, the Houston Business Journal and the CPA Forum. For his writings and contributions, Scott was named in 2019 as a Top 100 Financial Advisor in America by Investopedia.  Related to his retirement planning experience, Scott is also a member of the member of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM. 
     
    Scott was recently made an Advisory Board Member for the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Wealth Management Center.  He has been active as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) accreditation. Also, he has been on the Board of Directors of the Houston CPA Society and has been Chairman of the Personal Financial Planning Committee. He was also recognized for excellence by being named the Young CPA of the Year for 2002-2003 by the Houston CPA Society. This award was given based on an open nomination of the membership and submitted to the Houston CPA Society board (with consideration to community service, activity within the Houston CPA Society and being in good standing with the Texas Society of CPAs). Texas Monthly Magazine has also recognized Scott as a Five Star Wealth Manager from 2009 to 2012*.

  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s)

    In this session, XY Planning Network's Senior Consultant, Terria Heng will discuss the compliance concerns around client testimonials, referrals, and what firms can expect from the new SEC Marketing Rule.

    In this session, XY Planning Network's Senior Consultant, Terria Heng will discuss the compliance concerns around client testimonials, referrals, and what firms can expect from the new SEC Marketing Rule. Get an overview of the old/current rules and the new changes in regulation that may impact how you interact with clients through your social media and web presence. We will touch on questions firms should be preparing to ask when updating their policies and procedures, how to navigate this grey area between old and new rules, and answer any questions attendees have.

    Terria Heng

    Senior Consultant

    XY Planning Network

    Terria Heng has spent her career in financial regulatory compliance. She started out as a compliance consultant at a boutique compliance firm located in Beverly Hills, CA, where she assisted breakaway brokers in transitioning from wirehouses to the independent RIA space. Prior to joining XYPN in 2020, Terria was a financial examiner at the Texas State Securities Board for 6 years. Terria has extensive knowledge in state compliance examinations, including effectively communicating with regulators, responding to regulatory inquiries, and best practices in practice management. Currently living in Portland, Oregon, Terria enjoys hiking the Columbia Gorge with her dog Kuba or going on long road trips with her partner in their Sprinter van.

  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s)

    Many of the recommendations financial advisors make to their clients have tax implications.

    Many of the recommendations financial advisors make to their clients have tax implications. In order to better serve their clients, many advisors consider adding tax preparation and/or planning into their practices. Luis Rosa, CFP® EA, will talk about how he built his practice by offering tax preparation and planning services, and how advisors can do so as well, while being aware of the pitfalls to avoid.

    Luis Rosa, CFP®, EA

    Founder, Build a Better Financial Future, LLC

    Build a Better Financial Future LLC

    Luis is the founder of Build a Better Financial Future LLC. He came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City and now living in California, Luis noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education.

    From participating as an FPA NexGen and CFP Board ambassador, to speaking at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s Diversity Summit, Luis uses his platform to help spread financial literacy via media outreach as well as encourage younger and diverse planners to join and thrive in the industry.

    He is the host of the “On My Way to Wealth” podcast, co-founder of the BlatinX (BLX) Internship Program and LatinXcellence – an initiative that seeks to bring awareness to and help close the wealth gap in the LatinX community.  Luis was named one of InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 in 2019 and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 10 Young Advisors to Watch, as well as Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and named one of 8 Hispanic Personal Finance Influencers to Follow for Money Advice by The Penny Hoarder and NerdWallet.

  • Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Self-study exam based on the Journal of Financial Planning, November 2022 Issue

    Self-study exam based on a thorough understanding of articles that include the topics of: Client and planner attitudes, values, biases; Qualified plan rules and options; Non-qualified plan rules and options; and Distribution rules and taxation.

    After reading and understanding the two articles required for this exam, the planner will:
    1. Understand how financial planners can positively impact African American Business Owners’ Personal Credit and Access to Capital.
    2. Gain an overview of how substantially equal periodic payments can be used when clients retire early or accrue too much debt.
    3. Learn four strategies to avoid the early payment penalty from retirement accounts when using SEPPs.
  • Product not yet rated Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The presentation will cover all aspects of the current state of the market and how most financial planners are protecting themselves. Cyber security, data breach and ransomware are an everyday event for the financial services industry. The Financial Services industry is target number one. We will outline the primary claim trends.

    The presentation will cover all aspects of the current state of the market and how most financial planners are protecting themselves. Cyber security, data breach and ransomware are an everyday event for the financial services industry. The Financial Services industry is target number one.

    We will outline the primary claim trends. The important aspect of response management and the required work depending on the event that has taken place. We will discuss examples of known events, timelines and outcomes to operational matters.

    We will talk about educating your employees to avoid the pitfalls of data breach incidents.

    Understand the current claim trends in Cyber Security
    Avoid standard data breach efforts by the bad actors
    Affirm appropriate coverage in place to protect client data

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