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Course Description

This course provides an overview of estate planning and the various strategies and techniques available for creating an effective estate plan. Transfer taxes such as gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes are introduced along with planning techniques to minimize taxes on wealth transfers. The non-tax aspects of estate planning, such as the estate planning process, probate, property ownership, planning for incapacity and estate planning for business owners are also studied in this course. Documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney and powers of appointment are addressed.

Who should attend

Recent college graduates, career changers, retirees, and financial services professionals.

Prerequisites

FP 101 Introduction to Financial Planning (FP 102, and FP 104 strongly recommended).

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Estate Planning
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 21, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
33.0
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
FP Tuition non-credit $945.00
Instructors
  • Jennifer Galvagna
Reading List / Textbook

Tomin-Carcone- Principles of Estate Planning 3rd edition. National Underwriter- Academic Series.   ISBN: 978-1-949506-04-4. Publisher National Underwriter

Textbooks for the Center for Professional Education are available at the BU Bookstore, 910 Commonwealth Bookstore.  You can also order them online at https://bu.bncollege.com/shop/bu/home

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