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PFP Regulatory and Fiduciary Landscape
Personal Financial Planning
CPE Self-study

PFP Regulatory and Fiduciary Landscape

Covers SSPFPS-No.1 and the laws that govern the securities industry, the regulatory landscape, and the fiduciary duty of the financial planner.

$79 - $99
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

1.5

Author(s)

Tom Tillery, Susan M. Tillery

Availability

1 year

Product Number

167211

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Product Details

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the PFP Practical Applications Certificate Program.

The regulatory and fiduciary landscape for personal financial planning is complex. Practitioners who practice in this discipline face a challenging regulatory maze.

SSPFPS-No. 1 provides a roadmap to traverse this maze and gives an understanding of the regulatory landscape, which is crucial to effectively practice the discipline.

In this audiovisual course, Tom Tillery discusses key areas you need to understand, and adhere to, in order to effectively provide financial planning services, including:

  • The regulatory landscape
  • The fiduciary duty of the financial planner
  • Registration and licensing requirements
  • Professional liability and compliance requirements

Also covered are some of the laws that govern the securities industry:

  • Securities Act of 1933
  • Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Investment Advisers Act of 1940
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize who may provide personal financial planning services.
  • Identify the how a personal financial planner is regulated.
  • Select the securities Act known as the "truth in securities" law.
  • Identify what constitutes compensation for a registered investment adviser.
  • Recall the regulatory exclusion that exempts an adviser from registering as an investment adviser.
  • Choose which government agency is tasked with the enforcement of the Securities Act of 1933.
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
1.5
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of the areas of personal financial planning (PFP)
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Online
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 1 year after purchase date.
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$79.00

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Instructors
Tom Tillery
MA Ed, MSFS, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, LUTCF, CRPC®
Thomas Neal Tillery, CFP®, AEP® (Distinguished) Nominee, CLU®, ChFC®, CRPC®, LUTCF is Vice President & CCO of Paraklete® Financial, Inc. Paraklete® provides integrated fee-for-service personal financial planning and virtual family office services, without asset management or product sales. The firm acts as An Advocate in Financial Services® for its clients with a disciplined focus on independence and objectivity. Tom is also a co-founder and Vice-President of Financial Planning Advocate, LLC, a provider of continuing education for CPA’s, financial advisers, universities and colleges. Tom earned an M.S. in Financial Services from The American College and an M.A. in education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an active member of AICPA (Non-CPA Associate) and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council. With more than 30 years of experience in personal financial planning, Tom is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to personal financial planning including, Financial Planning and Tax Advisory Services, Estate Planning for the Affluent, Current Retirement Issues, Working with Investment Advisors, and Stewardship. Mr. Tillery is the co-author of Essentials of Personal Financial Planning, a textbook used by colleges and universities in graduate programs in accounting, business, and law. Additionally, Tom has co-authored The AICPA Financial Planning Certificate Program. The program addresses all areas of the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) Body of Knowledge and successful completion, with related experience, permits participants to obtain the PFS Credential. Tom and his family reside in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Susan M. Tillery
CPA/PFS, AEP®
Susan M. Tillery, CPA/PFS, AEP® (Distinguished), is President & CEO of Paraklete® Financial, Inc. Paraklete® provides integrated fee-for-service personal financial planning and virtual family office services, without asset management or product sales. The firm acts as An Advocate in Financial Services® for its clients with a disciplined focus on independence and objectivity. Susan is also a co-founder and President of Financial Planning Advocate, LLC, a provider of continuing education for CPA’s, financial advisers, universities, and colleges. Ms. Tillery’s experience at Harris myCFO, a multi-family office where she was responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive family office solutions to affluent families, together with her work at Arthur Andersen and Ronald Blue & Co provides the framework for Paraklete. Susan earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Georgia. Susan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council. In addition, she is Chair of the AICPA Personal Financial Planning Executive Committee and past Chair of the AICPA Personal Financial Planning Credential Committee. Susan is a recipient of the AICPA 2019 Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Distinguished Service Award. Ms. Tillery is the co-author of Essentials of Personal Financial Planning, a textbook used by colleges and universities in graduate programs in accounting, business, and law. Additionally, Susan has co-authored The AICPA Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program. The program addresses all areas of the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) Body of Knowledge and successful completion, with related experience, permits participants to obtain the PFS Credential. She is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to personal financial planning including, CPA’s and Financial Planning, Virtual Family Offices, Collaboration, Planning and Tax Advisory Services, Financial Issues Facing Women, Responsibilities of Wealth, Charitable Giving, and Stewardship. Susan and her family reside in Kennesaw, Georgia.
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