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I determine a client's goals and objectives by creating a plan. Who am I?

Financial planning

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– Establish the relationship
– Gather information
– Analyze/evaluate current financial status
– Develop recommendations
– Communicate recommendations
– Implement recommendations
– Monitor recommendations
– Practice within professional standards

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor explains the financial process, fees/payment, and talk about background and philosophy related to financial planning.

Establish Relationship

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor gathers tax/will/trust/insurance info, create goals, and determine the clients risk tolerance.

Gather Data

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor determine the clients present financial status, identify strengths/weaknesses, modify goals, and determine where the client is in regards to reaching their goals.

Analyze and Evaluate Status

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor write a detailed report on the financial planning recommendations.

Develop Recommendations

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor communicates the recommendations, make changes if needed, but ensures the client that the plan is achievable.

Communicating Recommendations

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor acquires the financial products/services to implement the plan and motivate the client during the process.

Implementing Recommendations

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor review/revise the implemented plan and can change the plan if the client has a change in their financial environment.

Monitoring Recommendations

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In this part of the financial planning process the advisor follows federal/state regulation, implement plans in the correct legal framework as laws change frequently.

Practice Within Standards

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This approach involves solving A single problem for the client.

single-purpose approach

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This approach involves solving more than one financial problem by implementing the financial planning process for the client.

multiple-purpose approach

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This type of financial planning encompasses all personal/financial situations and integrates all techniques and narrowly focuses the approaches to solve financial problems.

comprehensive financial planning

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What are the 10 core areas for specializing in financial planning?

General principles
Financial status evaluation
Insurance and risk management
Evaluation of benefits
Investment evaluation
Taxation
Retirement planning
Estate planning
Business ownership planning
Real estate valuation

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A comprehensive financial plan is something that you normally do not see. Why is that?

It's expensive and it's hard to get clients to commit to it.

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What is the best way to present a client with a comprehensive financial plan?

In writing

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What are the five phases a career minded person will go through in their financial life cycle?

– Early Career
– Career Development
– Peak Accumulation (moving towards the maximum earnings and trying to meet goals)
– Pre-Retirement (Implementation of risk reduction)
– Retirement

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What are the 3 stages of a financial planning pyramid?

Stage 1 – protecting against uncertainty (emergency savings, insurance, will)
Stage 2 – wealth accumulation
Stage 3 – retirement/estate distribution

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What is the top reason people begin financial planning?

Build a retirement fund.

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According to the CFP board survey, what are the 6 reasons people begin financial planning?

1. Build a retirement fund 👌🏾
2. Accumulate capital
3. Build an emergency fun
4. Generate current income
5. Tax planning
6. Education planning

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What is the most popular area of financial planning that people specialize in?

Investment planning

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According to the Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employment Benefit Research Institution, how long do workers anticipate their retirement will last?

20 years at least

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What are the top three obstacles that prevent people from gaining control of their financial freedom?

1. Living beyond their means
2. Procrastination
3. Lack of financial knowledge