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Financial Planning (LCI5101)

Welcome to the world of financial planning! This course is all about the foundations of working with clients and creating a plan to help them with their financial goals. You'll learn about the financial planning landscape; the duty of care and ethical responsibilities of the financial planner; and the six steps of financial planning.

Institute accredited CE: 1.00

CE Credits: 1.00 Accreditation Number: IAS17143701 CE Credit Type: Professional Development

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to financial planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Industry Trends
  • Compensation Methods
  • Ethics and the Duty of Care
  • Ethics and Duty of Care
  • The PFP Code of Ethics
  • The CFP Code of Ethics
  • The Financial Planning Process
  • Determining Client Goals
  • Six Considerations for Goal Planning
  • Determining a Client's Risk Profile
  • The Life Cycle Approach
  • Stages of Financial Planning
  • Six Stages of Financial Planning
  • Step 1: Establish the Client - Advisor Relationship
  • Step 2: Gather Client Information
  • Step 3: Analyze the Client's Information
  • Step 4: Develop and Present the Plan
  • Step 5: Implement the Plan
  • Step 6: Review and Monitor the Plan
  • Final Test
  • Financial Planning Test
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Financial Planning Test"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever