A poor settlement can hurt your client emotionally, financially, and tax-wise, perhaps for a very long time! As a financial professional, you need to know how to assist your clients by helping them to gain the best situation from a no-win situation. You need to know ways to broach the subject with these clients to help assist them before, during, and after the end of the marriage. In this course, Jeffrey Rattiner will teach you how to navigate the emotionally-charged and financially-complex issues that surround divorce. You’ll come away with an understanding of the strategies to employ during the divorce and knowledge of what your ultimate goals should be. Special attention is given to financial, tax, retirement, valuation, and investment strategies that help minimize the damage in the unfortunate occurrence of a client getting divorced.
Financial Strategies and Realities During Divorce. Property Settlements. Financial Support Issues. Retirement Strategies. Valuation Issues. Asset Selection and Investing.
CPAs, financial professionals, enrolled agents and attorneys.
Identify the big picture of divorce and how to determine what makes the most sense to protect. Evaluate, analyze, and diagnose potential financial and tax problems resulting from divorce strategies. Determine the financial aspects of alimony and child support and determine possible alternative strategies. Describe the tax effects of divorce, both now and in the future. Evaluate and suggest possible strategies relating to divorce retirement issues. Incorporate closely-held business, stock, and other valuation issues in divorce. Incorporate sound investment and cash flow strategies relating to divorce. Re-evaluate the financial plan post-divorce.
This is a FlexCast (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above. Partial credit for 2+ credit courses: If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program.
Jeffrey Rattiner, JR Financial Group Inc
Jeffrey Rattiner is president and CEO of the JR Financial Group, Inc. which is a multi-purpose firm serving the financial services industry. Jeffrey provides income tax and financial planning and money management services to consumers. HE is the founder of the nationwide Financial Planning Fast Track® educational programs that train advisors to become Certified Financial Planner licensees in an accelerated alternative format. Mr. Rattiner has authored Rattiner’s Review for the CFP Certification Examination Fast Track Study Guide, Rattiner’s Financial Planner’s Bible for John While & Sons, Adding Personal Financial Planning to Your Practice for American Management Association, and Personal Financial Planning Library for Harcourt Professional Publishing. He is also a monthly columnist for Financial Planning Magazine. Mr. Rattiner has served in director capacities in several industry organizations including the Institute of Certified Financial Planners, and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Denver, CO. and the Personal Financial Planning Division of the AICPA in New Your City.
Non-Member Price $282.00
Member Price $245.00