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The Complete Disconnect Between Economics-Based and Conventional Financial Planning

  • Accountant
  • AFSP
  • CRTP
  • CPA (US)
  • EA
  • ORTP
  • CPA/PFS
  • MRTP
  • WMCP
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: January, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Economics Based financial Planning
    4 mins
  • Consumption Smoothing
    18 mins
  • Case Study
    36 mins
  • Economics Based Investment Advice
    50 mins
  • Base Profile Choose a report
    64 mins

Course Description

Unbeknownst to most people, economists have been working on personal finance for a century. This CPE webinar for CPAs will describe the state of economics-based financial planning advice. It will cover consumption smoothing, upside investing, safe ways to raise clients' living standards, new technologies for optimizing Social Security, retirement account contribution and withdrawal decisions, the value of Roth conversions, the gain to pre-paying mortgages, and many other topics. 

The continuing education (CE) webinar will also contrast conventional financial planning with economics-based financial planning. Attendees in this Tax CE webinar will learn that everything economists recommend when it comes to financial decisions is at complete odds with conventional financial advice thanks to the ad-hoc and deeply flawed methodology underlying conventional financial planning software. Professor Kotlikoff will demo economics-based financial planning using the sole planning tool available that does economics-based planning. This is MaxiFi Planner, developed by Professor Kotlikoff's company. 

Key topics: 

  • This historical development of economics-based financial planning.
  • Consumption Smoothing
  • The difference between economics-based and conventional financial planning.
  • The dynamic programming methodology underlying economics-based financial planning.
  • Examples of how economics-based financial planning can safely raise clients' living standards and make prudent investments.


Recommended For:

This on-demand Tax webinar is recommended for CPAs, other professionals who provide financial planning advice and top management executives, CEOs, CFOs in charge of the financial planning function of their company. 

Learning Objectives

  • To review everything economists recommend when it comes to financial decisions as compared to conventional financial advice
  • To discuss the ad-hoc and deeply flawed methodology underlying conventional financial planning software.
  • To demonstrate economics-based financial planning using the sole planning tool available that does economics-based planning.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Financial Planner
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CE Credit of Taxes for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00430-21-S)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0431)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Personal Financial Planning for Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial Planning for Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00430-21-S)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00430-21-S)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit of Taxes for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor ID# : 6273) has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer continuing education courses that count as credit towards the annual “continuing education” requirement imposed by the State of California for CTEC Registered Tax Preparers. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, toll-free by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Laurence Kotlikoff

Professor, MaxiFi Planner

Laurence Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of the Econometric Society, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, President of Economic Security Planning, Inc., and Director of the Fiscal Analysis Center.

Professor Kotlikoff has written 19 books and hundreds of professional articles and Op-Eds. He is a New York Times best-selling author and a frequent television and radio guest. His columns have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Forbes, Yahoo.com, Fortune, and other major publications. In 2014,The Economist named him one of the world’s 25 most influential economists

About Company

MaxiFi Planner

maxifiplanner.com

MaxiFi is our state-of-the-art financial and retirement planning tool that calculates what you should spend, save, and insure annually to maintain your living standard. It also examines tens of thousands of Social Security, retirement account, annuity and other strategies to raise your living standard. The result is often tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional lifetime spending.


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Ratings and Review

4

152 Ratings

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RJ

Renee Jenkins, Accountant

Jul 28th, 2021

Super awesome presenter. I was having a conversation last weekend about this topic with friend who has an economics degree.

JR

John Robichaud, CPA (US)

Mar 1st, 2021

Interesting program

CH

Curtis Harrington, EA

Mar 2nd, 2021

good

LS

Larry Stephenson, CPA (US)

Jul 28th, 2021

I knew content was not relevant to my job when I registered. Interest was mostly personal in addition to getting the CPE credit.

WWMN

Wanda Wai Man Ng, EA

Jul 28th, 2021

Thank you

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