Understand qualitative and quantitative methods used in the financial planning decision-making process
Learn the principles of income taxation, investment analysis, insurance, retirement plans, estate planning, and cash-flow management
About this course:
This course introduces students to the profession of personal financial planning, emphasizing the identification and quantification of financial objectives and the interrelated facets of a wide range of technical personal financial planning material. The course is intended for individuals who wish to become practitioners in financial planning, those considering a career transition, and for professionals currently in the financial services industry seeking to advance their careers--bankers, insurance and security brokers, investment and financial advisors, real estate professionals, CPAs, trust officers, and attorneys. Topics include qualitative and quantitative methods used in the financial planning decision-making process. Additionally, the course covers principles of income taxation, investment analysis and procedure, insurance, employment benefit plans, estate planning, cash-flow management, ethics, strategies, and processes of professional practice.