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9/24/2018

Stay ahead of changing technology at work by investing time to learn skills that benefit your career progression within the next five years.

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Forbes
9/24/2018

Here is a look at four mistakes that could affect the quality of retirement, starting with assuming Social Security alone covers living expenses.

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CNNMoney
9/24/2018

Lowering of the corporate tax rate to 21% has prompted reconsideration of ownership structures for US real property owned by foreign investors. Find out the many advantages of this type of ownership over a pass-through.

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The Tax Adviser
9/24/2018

A great education is an advantage, but the cost can be scary. Ease your clients' minds by reviewing the benefits of tax credits, deductions and smart tax-planning moves to help them meet their goals.

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AICPA Insights
9/24/2018

Comedian John Garrett, a former practicing CPA, talks in this podcast about leadership skills and activities that help professionals improve.

9/24/2018

Excel users can choose from different commands to find specific data in a financial model. Here's how to choose the best tool for the job.

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Financial Management
9/24/2018

Westbrooks was vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller at A. Schulman.

9/24/2018

Working later in life can benefit clients in ways such as higher Social Security payments and additional years of employer-subsidized health insurance. However, several factors -- including health problems and caregiving responsibilities -- may prevent clients from working until their planned retirement age. Expert David Blanchett explores how to plan for the true cost of retirement in this recording (for PFP/PFS Section members).

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WealthManagement
9/24/2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, died recently without a will, meaning that the state of Michigan will decide how to split her assets. The situation emphasizes the importance of engaging in estate planning while a client is alive and properly assessing the value of intangible assets. PFP/PFS Section members can access the Planning an Estate Life Event Center in Broadridge, which has dozens of client-friendly communication tools on this topic.

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AICPA Insights
9/24/2018

Medicaid's Cash and Counseling program allows people who provide caregiving services to their family members to be reimbursed for their efforts. When using this program, it's a good idea for clients and their caregivers to create a contract with the help of an elder law attorney to avoid potential problems later on. Meanwhile, establishing health care proxies and powers of attorney can help prevent elder financial abuse.

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