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Marriage and Financial Planning

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CFP (US)
  • CGFM
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • CFA
  • CPA/PFS
  • ChFC
  • ACCA
  • FSCP
  • CASL
  • ChSNC
  • RICP
  • WMCP
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: June, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Reasons to marry
    6 mins
  • States that from common law marriages
    15 mins
  • Marriage confusion
    19 mins
  • Community vs. Separate property
    27 mins
  • Non-participant spouse's rights
    40 mins

Course Description

Relationships are complicated. They can be wonderful, difficult, rewarding, exhausting, and fulfilling . . . and that's just the emotional part. 

Come learn in this CPE webinar on finance about the sometimes surprising ways your marital status may affect your financial life. 

We'll talk about questions like: What's the best tax filing status for a couple? What's the significance of living in a community property state? Is Registered Domestic Partner status enough? What accounts does a spouse automatically inherit? How do Social Security strategies vary for people who are single, married, or divorced? Feel free to bring your own questions, and be ready to think about the unromantic parts of romance.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the key differences between marriage and Registered Domestic Partnerships
  • Understand the significance of the married-filing-jointly and married-filing-separately filing statuses
  • Know when your clients are likely to trigger “marriage penalties” or “marriage bonuses” 
  • Get an introduction to the significance of community property laws
  • Learn about spousal rights to retirement accounts

Recommended For

  • This online CPE course is recommended for Finance Professionals who want to understand how marital status affects financial life.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Finance Director
  • Finance Pros
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • VP Finance
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 1 CPD Credit of Finance for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Corporate Finance for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 1 PL Credit for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 1 CPD Credit of Personal Financial Planning for Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Advisor in Senior Living (CASL)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP)
  • 1 PL Credit for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 1 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 CE Credit of General Principles of Financial Planning for Certified Financial Planner (US) (Approval No. 303179)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Heather Liston, CFP®, EA

Vice President, HARGRAVE FIDUCIARY ADVISORS

Heather is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) specializing in resource planning for all of life, with special attention to retirement preparation and the combining and managing of assets in new or changing relationships. She also holds the IRS’s Enrolled Agent credential, as evidence of her expertise in income tax planning. Heather loves helping individuals, couples, and small businesses meet their long-term goals while also enjoying their assets and opportunities in the present.

She did her undergraduate work in liberal arts at Princeton University and earned a Masters in Accounting at the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration and a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.

Heather’s volunteer work includes positions as Board Treasurer for the Marin Shakespeare Company and Programs Co-Chair for San Francisco Financial Planning Day, and she’s a Sierra Club Leader and a long-time Fund Drive Supervisor for KQED Radio.

She is available for a single consultation, an ongoing advisory relationship, and/or creation and monitoring of a comprehensive plan. She does not manage investments or sell products, although she can refer you to appropriate people who do.

About Company

HARGRAVE FIDUCIARY ADVISORS

hargravefa.com

Hargrave Fiduciary Advisors offers a team-focused approach, which gives clients individualized attention and personalized service.

With an average of 15 years of experience each in corporate retirement planning, our staff offers expertise and market knowledge that helps our clients’ retirement plans succeed.

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