Retirement Income Planning after the SECURE Act
The SECURE Act significantly impacts advisors who serve mass affluent clients in retirement transition and beyond. Well-funded clients will be able to retain greater amounts in IRA accounts, but is that the best choice? Clients who planned for their beneficiaries to "stretch" their IRAs will need to reconsider that strategy and compare alternatives such as Roth conversions and life insurance. Advisors who understand these changes will be able to better answer questions and create opportunities for both their clients and their business.
You will learn:
- How new RMD rules coupled with upcoming changes to mortality tables modify retirement income patterns
- How the elimination of the stretch IRA creates opportunities for Roth conversions and life insurance
- How to position these changes in your marketing
Joe Elsasser, CFP is president and founder of Covisum®. Joe developed Social Security Timing® software in 2010 because, as a practicing financial advisor, he couldn't find a Social Security tool that would help his clients make the best decision about when to elect their benefits. Inspired by the success of Social Security Timing, Joe founded Covisum, a financial tech company focused on creating a shared vision throughout the financial planning process. In 2016, Covisum introduced Tax Clarity®, which helps financial advisors show their clients the hidden effective marginal income tax rates that can significantly impact cash flow in retirement. In early 2017, Covisum acquired SmartRisk™, software that allows advisors to model "what-if" scenarios with account positions and align a client's risk tolerance with their portfolio risk. In January 2019, Covisum launched Income InSight®, an income planning tool that deeply integrates with Covisum's other tools and helps advisors make better financial decisions, faster, while resolving conflicts in assumptions and conflicts in results that plague other financial planning tools. Covisum powers some of the nation's largest financial planning institutions and serves more than 20,000 financial advisors. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Joe co-authored “Social Security Essentials: Smart Ways to Help Boost Your Retirement Income,” is a regular speaker at industry events, and is frequently interviewed by trade and national media.
1 CFP® credit, 1 CPE (accounting) credit, and 1 Professional Recertification (formerly PACE) credit have been approved.
$5.00 fee per credit.
You must participate in the live webinar in order to earn CE credits. For those requesting credits, a certificate of completion will be emailed to you about a week after the webinar, upon successful completion of the webinar. For CFP® credit, FSP will report your credit to the CFP Board for you after the webinar.
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