Jeremy Armagost, CFP® RICP® has earned his Master’s Degree in Financial Planning from the College for Financial Planning. He has also earned the RICP® designation which is an advanced designation dealing with retirement income planning. Prior to his financial planning career, after graduating from the Air Force Academy, he spent 10 and a half years as Read more about The Arrow Group member feature: Jeremy Armagost[…]
Financial advisors, now more than ever, must demonstrate value to clients in order to maintain and grow their businesses. But how? Broaden your expertise Improving lives through better financial decisions means advisors need to be current on Social Security rules, tax issues, risk management and how to supplement Social Security income by efficiently harvesting clients’ Read more about The School: improving lives through better retirement decisions[…]
Are you really providing tax-efficient retirement advice, or just lip service? Understand how taxes really work so you can help clients avoid common tax pitfalls. The federal income tax system in the United States is progressive, meaning individuals or couples with lower levels of “taxable income” pay a lower rate than those with higher Read more about How deductions and exemptions can snowball[…]
Joe Elsasser, CFP®, RHU®, REBC® and president of Covisum is passionate about improving lives through better financial decisions. He was recently featured on Financial-Planning.com in, “Social Security savviness still pays off.” From the article: Elsasser thinks that Social Security remains a valuable specialty. “I believe this is still a viable concentration area for advisers, particularly over Read more about Social Security strategies in 2017[…]
Financial advisors have a great opportunity to help clients harboring misunderstandings of common systems with significant financial impact. Using education and visualization of these systems, it’s possible for advisors to add significant value to their client’s lives. We recently wrote about how Social Security claiming strategies can still offer a significant savings – $114,000 on average. Read more about How can financial advisors add significant value for clients?[…]
Check out these five Social Security issues to discuss with clients in 2017. Big changes in Social Security next year could cost clients some of their benefits. Read the article from Financial Planning.