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Fundamentals of Financial Planning   

Introduction to the principles and analytic techniques of personal financial management. Topics include: overview of the economic environment; time value of money concepts; CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility; regulatory environment; communication skills; the financial planning process; how to gather process and analyze client information; and to provide a written plan with recommendations as to risk management, investments, tax strategies, retirement planning and estate planning. For certificate program enrollees, this course is a recommended prerequisite to all other courses. Includes mastery of the use of the financial calculator. Advisory services, 36 NYS CPE credits