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NUMBER COURSE TITLE
FI 426
Estate Planning

3 Unit(s)

Introduces estate planning tools and strategies to assist a client in developing, maintaining and transferring his/her wealth consistent with objectives. Topics include professional role differentiation between financial advisers, CPAs, and estate-planning attorneys; writing disclaimers in a financial plan; gift and estate taxation; ownership of personal and real property issues; wills; letter of last instructions; trusts; trustees/personal representatives and their fiduciary responsibilities; probate strategies; implications for individuals; general/limited partnerships; closely held businesses; corporations; life insurance funding; post-mortem planning; creative estate planning strategies consistent with client goals and values; charitable giving strategies; California estate planning issues; and how to implement and monitor the estate plan. Satisfies part of the educational requirements to sit for the CFP examination. Prerequisite: FI 420.

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