Personal Financial Planning

Personal Financial Planning: Part 3 (Updated)

Course Overview:
This program, along with Parts 1, 2, and 4 of this series, is designed to provide participants with an overview of personal financial planning issues including social security, disability benefits, traditional and Roth IRAs, and tax sheltered annuities. This course also provides an overview of simplified employee pensions plans, k plans, and pension and profit-sharing plans.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Specify the main sources of retirement income for individuals.
  • Identify the ways in which an individual can maximize their social security distributions.
  • Differentiate between the various aspects of Traditional and Roth IRA accounts.
  • Identify the main aspects of 403(b) plans.
  • Define the various requirements with respect to simplified employee pension plans.
  • Identify the key features and requirements regarding 401(k) plans.
  • List the main provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
  • Differentiate between defined benefit and defined contribution plans.

  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    Basic knowledge of finance principles and practices

    Speaker / Author:

    Rich White is a financial writer and editor with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. White graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1972 with a B.A. degree, major in English, and has held Series 7 and 63 licenses.

    His areas of special interest include financial planning and retirement plans, annuities, equities, fixed income securities, mutual funds, insurance products, seminar selling, retirement analysis and illustrations, prospecting skills and tax-efficient investing. He writes a regular column and weekly blog for the advisor Website BenefitsPro.

    Among the clients Mr. White has served are: American Express Financial Advisors, AXA Financial, the Bond Marketing Association, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, the Closed-End Bond Fund Association, Conseco, Coregis, Dime Savings Bank, Evergreen Funds, First Union National Bank, Fleet Boston Financial Corp., Frank Russell Company, GE Capital, Guardian, Invesco, J. & W. Seligman, MacKenzie Financial Services, MetLife, Orbitex Capital, Prudential Financial, Nathan & Lewis Securities, National Life of Vermont, SEI Investments, Sentinel Funds, TIAA-CREF, William Blair Funds, and Van Eck Funds.

    Mr. White is the author of two books written for financial advisors: 12 Steps to Your Personal Success in 401(k)s and Small Business Retirement Plans and How to Find and Keep High Net Worth Clients. Both books were published in 2001.

    Mr. White has written the training courses used by the Canadian Association of Independent Financial Advisors (CAIFA) on financial planning, mutual funds and investment markets. He also has worked as editor of professional newsletters published by the former Investors Press: 401(k) ALERT and Variable Products ALERT.

    From 1977 to 1981, Mr. White worked as the first full-time Editor-in-Chief of Financial Planning magazine, the monthly trade journal then owned by the International Association of Financial Planning (IAFP).


    Price (USD)

    Standard: $74.85


    Course Code : 99FINCA12-v2

    Release Date : 07/13/2018
    Expire Date : 06/30/2021
    Credits :
    CPE 3.00
    QAS 3.00

    Length : 2hr 30min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Finance

    Theme : Personal Financial Planning

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